Native To: China, Japan
and Korea (Gyeltshen and
Date of U.S. Introduction:
Washington 2001 – eradicated (Gyeltshen and
Means of Introduction: Intercepted
at nurseries in imported plants (Thomas 2004)
numerous species of hardwood trees including Citrus
spp., but also pecan, apple, Australian pine, hibiscus,
sycamore, willow, pear, mulberry, pigeon pea, China-berry,
poplar, litchi, kumquat, Japanese red cedar, and
Ficus. (Thomas 2004)
Current U.S. Distribution:
Not currently established in the U.S.
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See also: Citrus Resource
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