University of Maryland Extension

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

marmorated stink bug adult
Brown marmorated stink bug

Emerald ash borer adult
Emerald ash borer

euonymus leaf notcher caterpillar
Euonymus leaf notcher

 Japanese cedar longhorned beetle
Japanese cedar longhorned
beetle
 

Kudzu bug adult
Kudzu bug

Sirex woodwasp adult
Sirex woodwasp

 spotted wing drosophila
Spotted wing drosophila

spotted lanternfly adult

Spotted lanternfly

viburnum leaf beetle adult

 Viburnum leaf beetle

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