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Emerald Ash Borer Beetle EAB. BY: Parth Rishi Brahmbhatt Robert Dunphy. Introducing…..EAB!!. Science name is Agrilus Planipennis, Emerald ash borer is its more commonplace name Kingdom- Animalia Phylum- arthropoda Class- insecta. Arrival of the beetle.

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Emerald ash borer beetle eab

Emerald Ash Borer BeetleEAB

BY:

Parth Rishi Brahmbhatt

Robert Dunphy


Introducing eab
Introducing…..EAB!!

  • Science name is Agrilus Planipennis, Emerald ash borer is its more commonplace name

  • Kingdom- Animalia

  • Phylum- arthropoda

  • Class- insecta


Arrival of the beetle
Arrival of the beetle

  • Discovered in southeastern Michigan, in 2002

  • Theoretically, its from Asia.

  • It can be found in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Quebec, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin


What does it do to the people
What does it do to the people?

  • Mainly, these beetles attack ash trees, and trees produce oxygen for us to breathe and trees are a major natural resource

  • Humans also use the wood for lumber and fire wood


How about the ecosystem
How about the ecosystem?

  • A MAJOR loss of ash trees

  • The only organisms affected are humans, and Ash trees.



Mission accomplished
Mission Accomplished

  • Its reason for success is that there are so many neighboring states that produce and possess Ash trees.


The future plan
The future plan

  • They are using pesticides, conducting quarantines, and major studies of this beetle are taking place.



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