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Citrus Longhorned Beetle

Citrus longhorned beetle - Invasive.orgScientific name: Anoplophora chinensis (Forster)

Common names: Citrus longhorned beetle, citrus-root cerambycid

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Native To: China, Japan and Korea (CAB International 2011)

Date of U.S. Introduction: Washington 2001 – eradicated (Gyeltshen and Hodges 2005)

Images: Invasive.org and Google

Video: Great Britain Department Environment Food and Rural Affairs (or click Play button below)

Means of Introduction: Intercepted at nurseries in imported plants (Thomas 2004)

Impact: Attacks 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.

Management Plans: Animals

Selected Internet Resources:

Federal Government

Anoplophora chinensis Article Citation Search - AGRICOLA Database
USDA. National Agricultural Library.
Research

Citrus Longhorned Beetle
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
Photographs; Distribution; Special Note: Links to other sites

Anoplophora chinensis
USDA. Exotic Forest Pest Information System for North America.
Taxonomy; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls; Special Note: Bibliography

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State Government

Pest Alert: A second Asian Longhorned Beetle in the U.S.
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle

Citrus Longhorned Beetle (PDF | 130 KB)
Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution

Citrus longhorned beetle (Apr 2010; PDF | 202 KB)
Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts

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University/Academic

Citrus Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora chinensis
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Citrus longhorned beetle - Featured Creatures
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Illustrations; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Controls

Exotic Pest Threats: Citrus Longhorned Beetle (2009; PDF | 505 KB)
University of Maryland. Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion

Citrus Longhorned Beetle - Indiana's Most Unwanted Invasive Plant Pests
Purdue University (Indiana). Indiana Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) Program.
Photographs; Impacts; Distribution

Citrus Longhorned Beetle: Get Acquainted Here
Washington State University Extension.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Special Note: Distinguishing Asian Exotic Longhorn Beetles from Local Longhorn Beetles already in Whatcom County

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International

Anoplophora chinensis - Invasive Species Compendium
Centre for Agricultural Bioscience International (CABI).
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Controls

Anoplophora chinensis - Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (Dec 2006; PDF | 243 KB)
European Commission. Sixth Framework Programme.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Life Cycle; Habitat; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Anoplophora malasiaca and Anoplophora chinensis - EPPO Data Sheets on Quarantine Pests (PDF | 43 KB)
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
Taxonomy; Identification/Description; Impacts; Life Cycle; Distribution; Dispersion; Controls

Species Alert: Anoplophora chinensis found in Denmark
European Network on Invasive Alien Species.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion; Legal Aspects

Citrus longhorned beetle
Pests and Diseases Image Library (Australia).
Identification/Description; Photographs; Impacts; Distribution

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Organizations

Citrus longhorned beetle
Invasive.org.
Identification/Description; Photographs; Distribution

Anoplophora chinensis
North American Plant Protection Organization. Phytosanitary Alert System.
Taxonomy; Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts; Distribution; Dispersion

Citrus Longhorned Beetle
The Nature Conservancy. Don't Move Firewood.
Photographs; Introduction History; Impacts

Citations

CAB International. 2011. Datasheets: Anoplophora chinensis (black and white citrus longhorn). Crop Protection Compendium.

Gyeltshen, J. and A. Hodges. 2005. Featured Creatures: citrus longhorned beetle. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.

Thomas M.C. (2004). Citrus Longhorned Beetle (CLB), Anoplophora chinensis (Forester). Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry Pest Alert.

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Last Modified: Apr 17, 2014
 
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