Ambrosia beetle - Megaplatypus mutatus
Effective: April 2, 2013
Taxonomic Position: Coleoptera : Curculionidae
Pest Type: Insects
This pest is a member of the following surveys: Exotic Wood Borer / Bark Beetle
These Approved Methods are appropriate for: 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Pest Information
Hosts Identified in the CAPS Host Matrix:
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Pest Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:

Approved Method(s)
Method Detail NAPIS Survey Method
Trap 34 - Cross Vane Panel Trap, Translucent 3001 - General Trapping Procedure
Trap Spacing and Placement:

Approved Lure(s)
NAPIS Code Product Dispenser Effectiveness Compound(s)
71 Megaplatypus mutatus Lure see notes 28 days Sulcatone
Lure Attachment:
Lure Notes:

Survey Recommendations
The following are recommendations for executing the survey using the approved methods for pest surveillance. The recommendations are developed through literature review and consultation with subject matter experts.
Key Diagnostic or Identification

Approved Method(s)
Mistaken Identities: