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What you should know about the spread of invasive species in Maryland

UNDER FEDERAL QUARANTINE

The following targeted Hungry Pests have federal quarantines in certain areas of this state. Note: Other Federal and State quarantines may apply.

eab

Emerald Ash Borer

Attacks: Ash trees

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gyp

European Gypsy Moth

Attacks: More than 300 species of trees and shrubs

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SUITABLE HABITAT

This state has some crop, forest, or urban area(s) where the following pests or diseases could survive year-round.

alb

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Attacks: Hardwood trees, including maples, ash and elm

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egvm

European Grapevine Moth

Attacks: Grapes and berries

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gas

Giant African Snail

Attacks: More than 500 different types of plants

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ifa

Imported Fire Ant

Attacks: Corn, soybean, okra and citrus, among other crops

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kb

Khapra Beetle (wp) Tooltip

Attacks: Stored grains

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lbam

Light Brown Apple Moth

Attacks: More than 2,000 species of plants and trees and 250 agricultural crops

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sod

Sudden Oak Death

Attacks: Broad range of hardwoods, softwoods, landscape and herbaceous plants

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Maryland

Report a Hungry Pest in Maryland

Plant Pest or Disease

Matt Travis
State Plant Health Director
Phone: 410 631 0073

Animal Pest or Disease

Dr. Mark A Remick
Area Veterinarian-in-Charge
Phone: 410 349 9708

Find state department of agriculture contacts here.