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 (Haack et al. 2010)
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. (Gyeltshen and
Current U.S. Distribution:
Not currently established in the U.S.
Council or Task Force
Stop the Invasion: Citrus and Asian Long-horned Beetles (Jun 2016; PDF | 479 KB)
Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office. Washington Invasive Species Council.
See also: Outreach and Educational Materials - Invasive Species Fact Sheets for more resources
Gallery of Pests - Citrus
Nature Conservancy. Don't Move Firewood.
Citrus Pests - Citrus longhorned beetle
USDA. APHIS. PPQ. CPHST. Identification Technology Program.
See also: Citrus Resource
Invasive Species Compendium - Anoplophora
EPPO Global Database - Anoplophora chinensis
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE): Species Factsheet - Anoplophora chinensis
European Commission. Sixth Framework Programme.
NOBANIS: Species Alert - Anoplophora chinensis Found in Denmark (Jun 2011)
European Network on Invasive Alien Species.
See also: Species Alerts and NOBANIS Fact Sheets for invasive alien species of the European region, covering both animals and plants, as well as microorganisms
Phytosanitary Alert System - Anoplophora
North American Plant Protection Organization.
EDIS - Citrus Longhorned Beetle
University of Florida. Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension.
Electronic Data Information Source Publication #ENY357
Forecasting Invasion Risks: Factsheets - Citrus Long-horned Beetle (Feb 2010; PDF | 1 MB)
Michigan State University. Integrated Pest Management Program.
See also: Forecasting Invasion Risks for more factsheets
Gyeltshen, J. and A. Hodges. 2005. Citrus Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora chinensis. University of Florida, University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension. Electronic Data Information Source Publication #ENY357 (IN633).
Haack, R.A., F. Hérard, J. Sun, and J.J. Turgeon. 2010. Managing invasive populations of Asian longhorned beetle and citrus longhorned beetle: a worldwide perspective. Annual Review of Entomology 55:521-546.