Insects Frequently Confused with Emerald Ash Borer in North Dakota

(E1604, Revised May 2018)
The Emerald ash borer is a beetle (Order Coleoptera). Beetles are recognized by having shell-like front wings called elytra. When the wings are folded, they meet forming a median line down the back. Currently, Emerald ash borer has not been found in North Dakota.
Lead Author
Lead Author:
Gerald M. Fauske, Collection Manager, Systematic Entomology Laboratory
Other Authors

Janet J. Knodel, Extension Entomologist

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