Abstract: Scolytus rugulosus (Muller), Shothole borer was detected as a new pest of Acer undulatum Pojark with this study. A. undulatum is a species of maple, endemic to Babadag near Fethiye in Mugla Province, southwest Turkey where it grows at altitudes of between 1400 and 1800 m. The related pest is feeding and tunnelling between bark and cambium of mostly ornamental trees. The objective of the study was to determine the harmful pests threatening this endemic plant.
Hamit Ayberk and Huseyin Cebeci, 2010. Scolytus rugulosus (Muller) (Coleoptera, Scolytidae)-A New Pest of Acer undulatum Pojark in Turkey. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 9: 2325-2326.