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Although the beetle Dendroctonus valens is a minor pest in its native range, its introduction into China has resulted in the death of millions of indigenous pine trees in that country. This beetle is vector to a large number of plant pathogenic Ophiostomatalean fungi.
 
Persoonia 45, 2020, 177-195 – Marincowitz et al, “Fungal associates of an invasive pine-infesting bark beetle, Dendroctonus valens, including seven new Ophiostomatalean fungi ”. https://doi.org/10.3767/persoonia.2020.45.07