Columbian Timber Beetle Biological Control
Corthylus columbianus Hopkins
From: Frank, J. Howard and John L. Foltz, 1997, Classical Biological Control of Pest Insects of Trees in the Southern United States: A Review and Recommendations, USDA, FS, FHTET-96-20.
Native: AR, FL, GA, NC, TN, VA, WV.
Resident natural enemies: None known.
Biological control attempts: None known.
Biological control possibilities: In Central and South America there are numerous species of this genus whose natural enemies should be investigated for potential biological control agents for C. columbianus. See also comments under Dendroctonus frontalis and Ips calligraphus.
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