Identifying Tree Insects
For garden enthusiasts or simply to someone who’d love to be surrounded by lush green trees, you must know what type of insects are damaging your trees that might lead them to die in ways you cannot imagine and as soon as you cannot notice it.
Here are some of the tree insects that have been infesting your trees over the years.
This is also known as the “Ash” this is widely spread specifically to Canada and the eastern United States, Utah, Texas, Florida and Saskatchewan. This type of insect is usually responsible for the holes and swelling of your trees.
This has three types of lower classifications such as Eumeta, Melasina, Amicta Quadrangularis and Takeporia. Its appearance can grow from 1.5 to 2 inch long spindle-shaped bags hanging from twigs of your trees.
Eastern Tent Caterpillar
The worst part of the eastern tent caterpillar, it holds mainly 150 to 400 eggs in it. Imagine 150 to 400 insects that would kill your trees in just a span of minutes, that is totally a headache for you. Once an eastern tent caterpillar is visible to the trees, you must remove it immediately.
Emerald Ash Borer
This is responsible for the millions of trees died in Michigan way back in 2002. If there are missing pieces of the tree’s body that means that the emerald ash borer did touch the tree and had caused it to die.
It disrupts the nutrients and wreck the water flow inside the tree, and normally the infested trees feature a sudden thinning of the canopy.
These are the white spots that can be seen in the body of the trees and looks like white worms on its leaves. It really sucking the nymphs of the tree, the main reason why the leaves to drop off.
This is also known as the Lymantria dispar dispar, the most common tree insect that can be found in United States and Canada. This type of tree insect can be killed by insecticides or just simply destroyed by a human hand.
These tree insects cannot be killed by an individual alone. Better yet, call a professional team that can help you in tree removal, tree trimming, stump grinding and stump removal.
Asian Long horned Beetle
This may be the hardest tree insect to be killed. In fact, strong insecticide is not an effective tool for eradicating this type of an insect. This is widely spread to China, Japan, Korea and United States.
Asian long horned beetle has a shiny black outer skeleton with white spots and 5 centimetres long. They damage hardwood trees such as the following: