Old House Borer

ENTFACT-653: Old House Borer  |  Download PDF

Maple Shoot Borer

ENTFACT-455: Maple Shoot Borer  |  Download PDF

by Sarah J. Vanek, Extension Associate for Nursery Crop Production
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Importance to the Nursery Industry

Maple shoot borer, Proteoterus aesculana (Riley) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), also known by the common names maple tip moth and maple twig borer, is a key insect pest of young maple trees in nurseries. Larvae cause tip dieback and flagging by tunneling into young growing shoots. 

Boxelder Twig Borer

ENTFACT-415: Boxelder Twig Borer  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

boxelder twig borer

Maple Petiole Borer

ENTFACT-405: Maple Petiole Borer  |  Download PDF