As the United States continues to expand its export markets around the world and increase the variety of agricultural commodities it imports, the U.S. has a greater chance to bringing in unwanted pests. Moving firewood and other regulated articles are a major way that unwanted pests find travel. Also know that moving firewood and other regulated articles from quarantined areas is prohibited!
If you suspect you have found a non-native pest, please contact your county cooperative extension agent for verification.
Since they are located in the county where you live, they will be the quickest to help you with the identification process.