Ambrosia beetle - Megaplatypus mutatus
Effective: April 2, 2013
Taxonomic Position: Coleoptera : Curculionidae
Pest Type: Insects
Pest Code (NAPIS): INBNADA
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
||NAPIS Survey Method
||34 - Cross Vane Panel Trap, Translucent
||3001 - General Trapping Procedure
|Trap Spacing and Placement:
When trapping for woodborers or bark beetles, separate traps with different lure combinations by at least 30 meters (98 feet).
||Megaplatypus mutatus Lure
Attaching lures to traps
IMPORTANT: Do not include lures for other target species in the trap when surveying for this target.
Dispenser: each lure unit will contain the three attractants. Depending on the supplier, all three attractants may be delivered in one dispenser or separately, as a series of polysleeves or bubble caps.
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.