Invasive Insects

An invasive species is a non-native species whose introduction causes or is likely to cause economic harm, environmental harm, or harm to human health.

Click on an insect below (or use the menu on the left) to learn more about invasive insects in Maryland.

Asian longhorned beetle - adult
Asian longhorned beetle

  G. Hamilton, Rutgers
Brown marmorated stink bug

Emerald ash borer
Emerald ash borer

Euonymus leaf notcher

 Japanese cedar longhorned beetle Kudzu bug

Japanese cedar longhorned

Kudzu bug


Sirex woodwasp
Sirex woodwasp

 spotted wing drosophila
Spotted wing drosophila

Spotted lanternfly

 Viburnum leaf beetle

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