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What you should know about the spread of invasive species in Virginia

UNDER FEDERAL QUARANTINE

The following targeted Hungry Pests have federal quarantines in certain areas of this state. Note: Other Federal and State quarantines may apply.

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

Emerald Ash Borer Beetle

Attacks:ash trees

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European Gypsy Moth

European Gypsy Moth

Attacks:trees and shrubs

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Imported Fire Ant

Imported Fire Ant

Attacks:buds and fruits of crop plants

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In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply.
Learn about state-level quarantines.

SUITABLE HABITAT

This state has some crop, forest, or urban area(s) where the following pests or diseases could survive year-round.

Asian Gypsy Moth

Asian Gypsy Moth

Attacks: North American tree and shrub species

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Attacks: hardwood trees, national forests

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European Cherry Fruit Fly

European Cherry Fruit Fly

Attacks: Sweet and tart cherries, and other environmental host such as honeysuckle and dogwood

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European Grapevine Moth

European Grapevine Moth

Attacks: wine and table grapes

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Giant African Snail

Giant African Snail

Attacks: plants, fruits and vegetables

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Khapra Beetle

Khapra Beetle

Attacks: stored grain products and seeds

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Light Brown Apple Moth

Light Brown Apple Moth

Attacks: plants and crops

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Spotted Lanternfly

Spotted Lanternfly

Attacks: fruit, ornamental and woody trees

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Sudden Oak Death

Sudden Oak Death

Attacks: trees

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Find Pests by State or Region

State Plant Health Director:

Karen A. Williams
USDA-APHIS-PPQ
5657 South Laburnum Avenue
Richmond, VA 23231-4536
Phone: (804) 226-5262
Fax: (804) 226-5263
Email: Karen.A.Williams@aphis.usda.gov

Office Manager:

Chickeilla Carter: (804) 226-5261
Email: Chickeilla.J.Carter@aphis.usda.gov

Associate Executive Director:

Calvin Shuler: (919) 855-7326


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