This eNewsletter is designed to keep you up-to-date with Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) eradication efforts and serve as a meaningful resource for the most current information. Presently, there are active eradication programs operating in three states: New York, Massachusetts and Ohio. The following....
Aug 13, 2019 · Asian longhorned beetle larvae eat plant tissues that their parents cannot. ... Asian Long-Horned Beetle eradicated from Canada. Apr 05, 2013. Tree-killing beetle found in California. Jul 15, 2005. The Asian longhorned beetle could have a significant, negative ecological impact if eradication measures are not effective. CFS scientific research. The Canadian Forest Service (CFS) has learned much about the Asian longhorned beetle under the leadership of its Great Lakes Forestry Centre (GLFC) scientists:
Aug 13, 2019 · Asian longhorned beetle larvae eat plant tissues that their parents cannot. ... Asian Long-Horned Beetle eradicated from Canada. Apr 05, 2013. Tree-killing beetle found in California. Jul 15, 2005. The Asian Long-horned Beetle is not native to Canada and was first detected in the cities of Vaughan and Toronto in 2003. Following the detection, the CFIA conducted visual surveys to determine how widely the pest had spread, and the extent of the damage it had caused to many broadleaf trees, such as maple, birch, elm, poplar and willow. The Asian longhorned beetle is large (1-1½” long) with white spots and long antennae. This insect is native to China and Korea, and was found in the U.S. in 1996. Currently, populations exist only in Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, and Ontario, Canada, though infestations have been detected and eradicated in Illinois and New Jersey. The Asian Longhorned beetle is shiny black (like patent leather) with irregular white spots and 1 to 1 1/2 inches in length. The black and white striped antennae are twice as long as the body. Adults exiting the tree leave round holes about 3/8 inch in diameter. Origin: This beetle is native to eastern Asia in the regions of China, Korea, and Japan. While it now is a resident species in New York, New Jersey, and upper Illinois it has been found, and hopefully eradicated, in CA, WA, TX, FL, and many other states east of the Mississippi River, as well as on the island of Hawaii.
the Asian Longhorn Beetle probably hitched a ride to North America from Asia in wooden cargo crating; in 2003, the beetle was found attacking trees in the Toronto area; CFIA declared the beetle eradicated in April 2013 after five years of negative survey results in the quarantine zone. A second infestation was found in August 2013 in ... What You Should Know about the Asian Longhorned Beetle ALB was first discovered in the US in Brooklyn, New York, in August 1996. It was later detected in Chicago, Illinois, in July 1998. In October 2002, ALB was found in New Jersey and a month earlier, Toronto, Ontario Canada.