What bug is this?

anitamo(5)June 11, 2014

Found in the flower beds, not on a plant. Curious as to what it is since I've never seen it before. Poor photo quality, hope it's enough to get an ID. Thank you. There were many...about 20...just in one area. About 1/4 inch long and thin.

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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

Emerald ash borer?


    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 1:20AM
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Might be an adult Emerald Ash Borer

Here is a link that might be useful: Emerald Ash Borer images

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 6:38AM
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Oh, wow, you could be right. My neighbor just had three ash trees cut down form the borer. I have one on my property but it's on the parkway. I already called the county to have it cut down and haven't heard back. I have proof now so will call them again. Do they hurt anything else but Elms?
Thanks for the help!

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 10:52AM
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jean001a(Portland OR 7b)

They damage ash trees.
Just because you found one of the beetles, doesn't necessarily mean your tree is infested.

    Bookmark   June 12, 2014 at 10:28PM
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