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Past Submissions

Acariformes

Eriophyes calaceris - Rocky Mountain maple felt mite - failed ESA approval as 'purple erineum maple mite' in 2008; resubmitted to ESA 6/19/2012; approved by ESA 4/22/2013 - view submitted form

 

Hemiptera

Matsucoccus acalyptus - pinyon needle scale - submitted to ESA 12/9/2005; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Masucoccus bisetosus - ponderosa pine twig scale - submitted to ESA 4/23/2013 - approved by ESA - view submitted form

Masucoccus vexillorum - Prescott scale - submitted to ESA 4/23/2013 - approved by ESA - view submitted form

 

Lepidoptera

Choristoneura lambertiana - western pine budworm - submitted to ESA 3/6/2006; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Choristoneura retiniana - Modoc budworm - submitted to ESA 9/30/2005; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Cydia piperana - ponderosa pine seedworm - submitted to ESA 3/6/2006; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Dasychira grisefacta - western pine tussock moth - failed ESA approval as 'grizzled tussock moth' in 2006; resubmitted to ESA 10/14/08; approved by ESA 2009 - view submitted form

Hemileuca eglanterina - elegant sheep moth -  submitted to ESA 2/3/2016; approved by ESA - View submitted form
 
Hemileuca nevadensis - Nevada buck moth - submitted 4/23/2015; approved by ESA - View submitted form
 
Lophocampa ingens - southwestern pine tiger moth - submitted to ESA 10/14/2008; approved by ESA 2009 - view submitted form

 

Coleoptera

Agrilus auroguttatus (previously A. coxalis) - goldspotted oak borer - submitted name for A. coxalis to ESA 10/14/2008; approved by ESA 2009 - view submitted form  > > >  this common name was originally applied to A.coxalis (see form) and then moved to A. auroguttatus when genetics work clarified the two species– see also the form for “Mexican goldspotted oak borer” below

Agrilus coxalis- Mexican goldspotted oak borer - considered for submission as part of species name change (see above); DROPPED FROM CONSIDERATION 8/2014 based on consultation with ESA - view submitted form

Dendroctonus approximatus - larger Mexican pine beetle - submitted to ESA as 'Southwestern pine beetle' 12/9/2005 but failed ESA approval; resubmitted to ESA 12/12/2006; approved by ESA 2007 - view submitted form

Dendroctonus mexicanus - smaller Mexican pine beetle - submitted to ESA as 'Mexican pine beetle' 12/9/2005 but failed ESA approval; resubmitted to ESA 12/12/2006; approved by ESA 2007 - view submitted form

Hylesinus aculeatus- eastern ash bark beetle - submitted to ESA 2/25/2015; approved by ESA; view submitted form

Hylesinus californicus- western ash bark beetle - submitted to ESA 2/25/2015; approved by ESA; view submitted form

Hylesinus oregonus- Oregon ash bark beetle - submitted to ESA 2/25/2015; approved by ESA; view submitted form

Hylurgus ligniperda - redhaired pine bark beetle - submitted to ESA 1/14/2008; approved by ESA 2008 - view submitted form

Ips confusus - pinyon ips - submitted to ESA 9/30/2005; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Ips emarginatus - emarginate ips - submitted to ESA 1/14/2008; approved by ESA 2008 - view submitted form

Ips hunteri - blue spruce engraver - submitted to ESA 10/14/2008; approved by ESA 2009 - view submitted form

Ips lecontei - Arizona fivespined ips - submitted to ESA 3/6/2006; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Ips pertubatus - northern spruce engraver - submitted to ESA 10/14/2008; approved by ESA 2009 - view submitted form

Orthotomicus erosus - Mediterranean pine engraver - submitted to ESA 4/2005; approved by ESA 2005 - view submitted form

Phaenops (Melanophila) gentilis - green flatheaded pine borer - submitted to ESA 1/14/2008; failed ESA approval as 'green flatheaded pine borer' - view submitted form

Polygraphus rufipennis - foureyed spruce bark beetle - submitted to ESA 9/30/2005; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Pseudips mexicanus - 'false pine engraver' - submitted to ESA 12/9/2005; failed ESA approval as 'false pine engraver'

Pseudohylesinus granulatus - fir root bark beetle - submitted to ESA 12/12/2006; approved by ESA 2007 - view submitted form

Pseudohylesinus nebulosis - Douglas-fir pole beetle - submitted to ESA 9/30/2005; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Pseudohylesinus sericeus - silver fir beetle - submitted to ESA 12/12/2006; approved by ESA 2007 - view submitted form

Scolytus schevyrewi - banded elm bark beetle - submitted to ESA 8/2005; approved by ESA 2005 - view submitted form

Rhagium inquisitor - ribbed pine borer - submitted to ESA 1/14/2008; approved by ESA 2008 - view submitted form

Scolytus tsugae - hemlock engraver - submitted to ESA 12/9/2005; approved by ESA 2005 - view submitted form

 

Diptera

Contarinia oregonensis - Douglas-fir cone gall midge - submitted to ESA 12/9/2005; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

Contarinia washingtonensis - Douglas-fir cone scale midge - submitted to ESA 12/9/2005; approved by ESA 2006 - view submitted form

 

Hymenoptera

Dischola quercusmamma - oak rough bulletgall wasp - submitted to ESA 1/17/2008; approved by ESA 2008 - view submitted form

Neodiprion edulicolus - pinyon sawfly - Submitted to ESA 6/19/2012; approved by ESA 4/22/2013 - view submitted form

Neodiprion autumnalis – autumn ponderosa sawfly - submitted to ESA 6/19/2012; rejected by ESA 7/8/2015 - view submitted form

Neodiprion fulviceps – spring ponderosa sawfly - submitted to ESA 6/19/2012; rejected by ESA 7/8/2015 - view submitted form

Zadiprion rohweri - Rohwer's pinyon sawfly - submitted to ESA 6/19/2012; approved by ESA 4/22/2013 - view submitted form

Zadiprion townsendi - bull pine sawfly - submitted to ESA 6/19/2012; approved by ESA 4/22/2013 - view submitted form
 

 

 

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