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The Tale of All images courtesy Joe Boggs Two Beetles By Joe Boggs, Amy Stone, and Dan Herms A sian longhorned beetle (ALB)— Anoplophora glabripennis—was discovered in Toronto in 2003 (Figure 1, page 20). In 2007, emerald ash borer (EAB)—Agrilus planipennis—was also spotted in the city (Figure 2, page 21). This was the first time the two non-native tree-killing beetles were known to exist in the same geographical location in North America. It is now known the two insects actually overlapped in Chicago, Ill.; however, it was not known at the time of the ALB discovery in 1998 that EAB had established beachheads in North America. In 2011, ALB was found in Bethel, Ohio, a small rural town about 40 km (25 mi) east of Cincinnati. EAB had been discovered in the region in 2008; ash trees were being killed by EAB within a few November 2013 19 CG_Nov2013.indd 19 10/28/13 11:13 AM