Oak Splendor Beetle-Agrilus biguttatus
The oak splendor beetle (Agrilus biguttatus [Fabricius]) is a potential threat to the oak forest in North America. Native to Europe the oak splendor beetle is a strong flier and is easily transported via wood packing materials and or firewood. Photo by: Milan Zubrik, Forest Research Institute - Slovakia, Bugwood.org
Sample Areas were developed using the Susceptibility Surface. A total of 1,000 sample areas were assigned to one of four risk categories. Relative certainties were assigned to each category in order to create increasing plot intensifications for increasing risk stratums.