Poplar Blackmine Beetle

Zeugophora scutellaris

General Status Rank: 
Alien
Common Name: 
Poplar Blackmine Beetle
Scientific Name: 
Zeugophora scutellaris
Taxonomy
Group: 
Beetle
Kingdom: 
Animalia
Phylum: 
Arthropoda
Class: 
Insecta
Order: 
Coleoptera
Family: 
Megalopodidae
General Biology
Canada Known Subspecies Count: 
0
Distribution

Number of Occurrences

2 sites according to Canadian Forest Service
Score: 
A
References: 
General Status Rank
Rank: 
Alien
Status Rank Description: 
Present in the NWT, extent is unknown. Origin is Eurasia. Hosts: poplars and aspen. Considered invasive in Canada. in NT acc to Bousquet, Y. Bouchard, P. Davies, AE, and Sikes, DS. 2013. Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. 2nd edition. Pensoft Series Faunistica No 109. 402pp
S Rank: 
SNA
Decision Process Description: 
Draft ranks by Chandra Venables (2012) under contract for northern beetles assessment with Environment Canada (National General Status Assessment).
Last Updated: 
July 14, 2014

References

Number of Occurrences

  • ENR NWT State of the Environment Report (2009 - current). GWNT,ENR http://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/_live/pages/wpPages/SOE_Welcome.aspx - W100 Return
  • Snyder, E. and Anions, M. (2008) Pathways Analysis of Invasive Plants and Insects in the Northwest Territories.. Report for the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Wildlife Division,Government of the Northwest No: PM 005529 28 pages, 5 Appendices. http://www.enr.gov.nt.ca/_live/documents/content/Report_on_Pathways_Analysis_NWT.pdf - R227 Return