The more people we have looking for invasive pests, the better our chances are to prevent establishment of the pest in Kentucky.  If you see a pest (insect, invertebrate, plant disease) that could be one of the exotics featured on this website, let us know!

Oak Splendour Beetle

Oak Splendour Beetle

What to Do / Who to Contact:

County Extension Agents: Your local extension agent is a valuable resource who can assist you with identification of the organism in question.
Our Office: Contact us at the Office of the State Entomologist.
Take Pictures: Digital photos can be emailed to our office or to your local county extension office. Information from photos or from your initial phone call can often be used to determine if further action is necessary.

Sudden Oak Death Damage

Sudden Oak Death Damage