Red fire bugs invade Utah from Europe

Red fire bugs invade Utah from Europe

There are 3 comments on the The Herald Hournal story from Aug 1, 2008, titled Red fire bugs invade Utah from Europe. In it, The Herald Hournal reports that:

A European relative of the Box Elder bug has taken up residence in Salt Lake City, its first appearance anywhere in North America.

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#1 Aug 2, 2008
Canada

Tuesday Jul 29
CFIA Canadian Food Inspection Agency failing to Protect North America from Invasive Plants, Pests

CFIA : Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Oakville, Ontario

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has confirmed the presence of the

emerald ash borer in the Town of Oakville, Ontario, located in the Halton Region GTA Ontario Greater Toronto Area...

CFIA have a responsibility to protect Canada's forests and now area residents will have to play a key part in helping to control the spread of EAB by not moving firewood, logs, branches, nursery stock, chips or other ash wood...

http://www.topix.com/forum/world/canada/TD230...
wiggersSUCKtoo

United States

#2 Aug 2, 2008
these bugs are less annoying than the stinking beggars on salt lake streets.
John

Salt Lake City, UT

#3 Feb 17, 2012
It says on other sites that it was discovered here in 2008 but ive seen them as early as 2000

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