Canadian Forest Service Publications
Forest insect pests in Canada. Brown spruce longhorn beetle. (Poster) (Insectes nuisibles des forêts au Canada. Longicorne brun de l’épinette. (Affiche)). 2007. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Headquarters, Ottawa.
Issued by: National Capital Region
Catalog ID: 27490
Language: English / French
This species, accidentally introduced from Europe, was first found in 1999 in Point Pleasant Park, Halifax. Although it attacks mainly red spruce trees that are stressed, attacks on healthy trees have been recorded during outbreaks in Europe.
Classification: Tetropium fuscum (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)