The Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) is an exotic invasive wood boring beetle that infests and kills healthy trees, including ash, birch, elm, maple, poplar and willow.
The spotted lanternfly is an exotic invasive planthopper insect that feeds on a wide range of fruit, ornamental, and hardwood trees. Its establishment and spread poses a serious threat to US agriculture.
The emerald ash borer (EAB) is an exotic invasive wood-boring beetle that infests and kills ash trees in its introduced range. EAB presents a significant threat to ash trees throughout North America.
Hobo spiders (Eratigena agrestis) are not native to North America and were accidentally introduced here from Europe. These spiders are long-legged, swift-running spiders that build funnel or tube-shaped retreats. Like most spiders in this family, hobo spiders are most active at night.
The ponderous borer is probably the largest beetle that occurs in Oregon. Even though it is so spectacularly large that it looks like it should come from a tropical rainforest, it is actually native here.