Bees (Apoidea: Anthophila) Found in Emerald Ash Borer Traps in Vermont, USA

Occurrence
Latest version published by Vermont Center for Ecostudies on Feb 8, 2023 Vermont Center for Ecostudies
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8 February 2023
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Description

Incidental bee specimens collected in Emerald Ash Borer traps located throughout Vermont in the spring of 2009. These were purple, three-sided traps resembling a box kite and hung on ash trees as part of a surveillance program by federal and state agencies. The purple traps are coated with an adhesive that captures the insects when they land and are baited with a lure to attract the beetle pest if it is present. Emerald ash borer (EAB; Agrilus planipennis) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) is an invasive species wood boring beetle, native to China and eastern Asia, which targets ash trees. EAB probably arrived in North America hidden in wood packing materials commonly used to ship consumer and other goods. It was first detected in July 2002 in southeastern Michigan.

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Hardy S, Hanson T (2023): Bees (Apoidea: Anthophila) Found in Emerald Ash Borer Traps in Vermont, USA. v1.1. Vermont Center for Ecostudies. Dataset/Occurrence. https://ipt.vtatlasoflife.org/resource?r=eab_bycatch&v=1.1

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GBIF Registration

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Keywords

Occurrence; Specimen

Contacts

Spencer Hardy
  • Metadata Provider
  • Author
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Biologist
Vermont Center for Ecostudies
Trish Hanson
  • Originator
Forest Protection Entomologist
Vermont Department of Forest, Parks, and Recreation

Geographic Coverage

Vermont

Bounding Coordinates South West [42.682, -73.564], North East [45.337, -71.455]

Taxonomic Coverage

Bees (Apoidea: Anthophila)

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 2009-04-01 / 2009-06-03

Project Data

https://val.vtecostudies.org/

Title Vermont Atlas of Life
Identifier VAL
Study Area Description State of Vermont
Design Description https://val.vtecostudies.org/

The personnel involved in the project:

Kent Mcfarland

Sampling Methods

Emerald Ash Borer Traps

Study Extent Captures from Emerald Ash Borer Traps deployed during the spring of 2009 at 3 lumber yards and 4 other sites near interstate commerce.
Quality Control Identifications by Spencer Hardy, Joan Milam, and Michael Veit

Method step description:

  1. NA

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers 2dad7638-c3fd-4ffc-b634-7ec76441f75b
https://ipt.vtatlasoflife.org/resource?r=eab_bycatch