Tree Pests: Pine Shoot Beetle
Native to Europe, the PSB was discovered in Ohio in 1992 and established populations have since been found in 19 U.S. states. It was first confirmed in Missouri in Macon County in April 2012, with subsequent confirmations in Lewis County in June 2012 and Marion County in July 2012. Survey efforts in spring 2013 detected this pest in Adair and Clark counties. Download a PDF of this map.