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Abstract

Chalcophora virginiensis (Drury, 1770) (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), a newly established invasive species in the Dominican Republic.

Abstract

This paper focuses on the discovery of the presence of Chalcophora virginiensis in a natural Pinus montezumae forest in the province of Santiago, Dominican Republic, in 2014. The risks associated with the appearance of this non-native forest pest are also discussed.