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Kauaʻi Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD) Ambrosia Beetles 2020-2021

December 18, 2023

This data release includes data and metadata containing documentation of 1) ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) species caught in cross-vane panel traps (CVPT) in ʻōhiʻa (Metrosideros polymorpha) dominated forests with geographical locations and elevations and 2) ambrosia beetle species reared directly from cut ʻōhiʻa tree sections (bolts) infected with Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD)-causing pathogens at various elevations from Kauaʻi, HI USA. Data were used in a study describing bark and ambrosia beetles associated with ROD and ʻōhiʻa lehua forests on Kauaʻi.

Publication Year 2023
Title Kauaʻi Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD) Ambrosia Beetles 2020-2021
DOI 10.5066/P9SY9RUX
Authors Ellen J Dunkle, Kylle Roy, Roshan Manandhar, Michelle Clark, Kalli Harshman, Robert W Peck
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center