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

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.

eab

Emerald Ash Borer

Attacks: Ash trees

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ifa

Imported Fire Ant

Attacks: Corn, soybean, okra and citrus, among other crops

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SUITABLE HABITAT

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

agm

Asian Gypsy Moth

Attacks: A wide variety of North American trees and shrubs

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alb

Asian Longhorned Beetle

Attacks: Hardwood trees, including maples, ash and elm

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egvm

European Grapevine Moth

Attacks: Grapes and berries

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gyp

European Gypsy Moth

Attacks: More than 300 species of trees and shrubs

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fcm

False Codling Moth

Attacks: More than 100 species of plants, fruit trees and field crops

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kb

Khapra Beetle (wp) Tooltip

Attacks: Stored grains

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lbam

Light Brown Apple Moth

Attacks: More than 2,000 species of plants and trees and 250 agricultural crops

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owb

Old World Bollworm

Attacks: more than 180 plant species including agricultural crops

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slf

Spotted Lanternfly

Attacks: fruit crops and trees

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Arkansas

Report a Hungry Pest in Arkansas

Plant Pest or Disease

Joel Bard
State Plant Health Director
Phone: 501 324 5258

Animal Pest or Disease

Assistant Director
Phone: 501 224 9515

Find state department of agriculture contacts here.