Lifecycle Stages Asian longhorn beetles spend about 7 days within the pupal chamber as an adult before exiting the natal host China. Longevity of female and male beetles was China , and 73 days on A. However, Asian longhorn beetles dispersal potential over a single season was found to be 1,m and 1,m, for male and gravid female beetles, respectively Smith et al. Habitat Description Habitats of the Asian longhorn beetle include urban ornamentals , agricultural windbreaks , rural shelterbelts and hedgerows and forests. In its native range, adult beetles infest deciduous trees, particularly species of Populus 15 poplar species , Salix S.
Asian Longhorned Beetle
Pest Alert - Asian Longhorned Beetle
Pay attention to trees, especially maples, with dying branches. Look for the characteristic exit holes in large branches or the trunks. Many websites have good ALB photos and information. Michael Bohne, Bugwood. Kenneth R.
Asian longhorned beetle: An unwanted invasive species
Asian longhorned beetle Anoplophora glabripennis is a foreign wood borer that is originally from China and Korea. It is not known to occur in Iowa; however this pest is one that would deserve our utmost attention if it were accidentally introduced through firewood, logs, or other unprocessed wood products being moved from quarantined areas. Several infestations of this pest are located in port cities where international shipments from Asia enter the United States. The beetle has potential to travel long distances if undetected. In the United States where this beetle was accidentally introduced, the beetle prefers maple species Acer spp.
Some of the trees which it can damage are forest and woodland species. Asian longhorn beetle is not known to be present in the United Kingdom, although one outbreak of a breeding population was found in Paddock Wood, Kent, England, in It was subject to rapid eradication action, and annual surveys since then have found no evidence of a continuing presence.