The box tree moth is a potentially serious pest of ornamental boxwood. The caterpillars cause widespread damage by feeding on the leaves and defoliating or killing host plants.
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.
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.