Male Female Adult Female. Adults are drawn to recently felled, stressed, or apparently healthy hardwood trees. Hosts include healthy maple, horse chestnut, birch, Rose of Sharon, poplar, willow, elm, locust, mulberry, chinaberry, apple, cherry, pear, and citrus trees. It may also attack other species of hardwood trees. In addition, nursery stock, logs, green lumber, firewood, stumps, roots, branches, and debris of a half an inch or more in diameter are subject to infestation.
Asian Longhorned Beetle
Asian Longhorned Beetle - Invasion Biology Introduced Species Summary Project - Columbia University
Skip to Main Content. Federal government websites always use a. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. August is the height of summer, and it is also the best time to spot the Asian longhorned beetle ALB as it starts to emerge from trees. The U. Department of Agriculture USDA is asking the public to take five minutes to step outside and report any signs of this invasive pest.
Asian Longhorned Beetles
The Asian longhorned beetle Anoplophora glabripennis is a wood-boring beetle believed to have been introduced into the U. Asian longhorned beetle ALB larvae bore through wood of a wide variety of hardwood species, most notibly maples, elm, horsechestnut, willow, sycamore and birch. ALB boring phsycially weakens the trees and disrupts sap flow.
Skip to Main Content. Federal government websites always use a. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.