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Title: Twolined Chestnut Borer
Author: Haack, Robert A.; Acciavatti, Robert E.;
Source: Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 168. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
Publication Series: Forest Insect and Disease Leaflet (FIDL)
Description: The twolined chestnut borer, Agrilus bilineatus (Weber), belongs to the beetle family Buprestidae. The word "chestnut" refers to the beetle's past status as a principal pest of American chestnut, Castanea dentata. The twolined chestnut borer is found from the Maritime Provinces of Canada, west to the Rocky Mountains, and south to Florida and Texas.
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Haack, Robert A.; Acciavatti, Robert E. 1992. Twolined Chestnut Borer. Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet 168. [Broomall, PA:] U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Area State & Private Forestry
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