Insects and Spiders - invasive

Mediterranean Oak Borer (Xyleborus monographus) on Nov 13, 2023

Submitter does not have a specimen
EDRR Status: Population assessed

Description of specimen

Mature white oaks declining totally over a couple of months.


The location I see reported is in Washington, please contact the WA state forest entomologist found here:

Christine Buhl
Nov. 15, 2023, 1:20 a.m.

Thank you for your report. This oak has been positively identified as infested by MOB and the landowner has been notified. Current infestations here:

Christine Buhl
Nov. 15, 2023, 2:34 a.m.

Hello All! If the location of one of these ever gets messed up somehow, just let me know at Happy to edit!

Jacob Rose
Dec. 11, 2023, 2:33 a.m.