Publication information

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Wood Boring Beetle Families was developed and published by USDA/APHIS/PPQ Center for Plant Health Science and Technology (CPHST) as part of its cooperative agreement with Montana State University (MSU) and in collaboration with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA).

CPHST is the scientific support organization for the Plant Protection and Quarantine division of the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). CPHST Fort Collins Director Richard Zink and CPHST Identification Technology Program Coordinator Terrence Walters oversee tool development.

Authors and contributors

Andrew Cline and Charles Bellamy are Senior Insect Biosystematists at CDFA's Plant Pest Diagnostics Center.

Michael Ivie is Associate Professor and Curator of Entomology at MSU.

Julia Scher is a member of CPHST's Ft. Collins, CO laboratory.

(To contact the authors, see Contact page.)

All of the photographs in this tool not credited in image captions were jointly produced by Andrew Cline and Megan O'Donnell. All other photographs and drawings used were produced by external photographers, copyright holders and authors, who are credited in image captions. Copyright-holders who granted permission to use their images are mentioned in the Acknowledgements.

See Copyright page for information about use of tool content.


Key player updated February 2018
Content last modified: February 4, 2011