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Laricobius nigrinus beetle

Laricobius nigrinus beetle

The beetle Laricobius nigrinus is native to North America and has been deployed in eastern North America as a natural enemy of hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae). A new report in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management shows that the beetles appear to be successfully establishing in urban environments in addition to forest settings. (Photo credit: Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources – Forestry , Bugwood.org)

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