Anoplophora chinensis (Forster) (Haack et al. 2010)
China, Japan and Korea (Gyeltshen and Hodges 2005)
Washington 2001 – eradicated (Gyeltshen and Hodges 2005)
Intercepted at nurseries in imported plants (Haack et al. 2010)
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. (Gyeltshen and Hodges 2005)
Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
A Federal Order is a legal document issued in response to an emergency when the Administrator of APHIS considers it necessary to take regulatory action to protect agriculture or prevent the entry and establishment into the United States of a pest or disease. Federal Orders are effective immediately and contain the specific regulatory requirements.
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Council or Task Force
USDA. APHIS. PPQ. CPHST. Identification Technology Program.
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
Forestry Commission (United Kingdom). Forest Research.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
Michigan State University. Integrated Pest Management Program.
University of Maryland Extension.
See also: Pest Threats for more fact sheets
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.