Domestic Sea Trade Aids Wood-Boring Beetles’ Range Expansion

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A study by entomologists in Italy found that the abundance of bark- and wood-boring beetles outside their native range but still within the same country is correlated with levels of trade at nearby sea ports, suggesting domestic sea transportation plays a role in insects’ intra-country range…

Source: Entomology Today

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