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Anoplophora glabripennis

Basic information
Scientific name Anoplophora glabripennis (No picture)
Common names Asian long-horn beetle
Higher taxon Cerambycidae, Chrysomeloidea, Coleoptera
Natural range Continental China including Hong Kong to Korean Peninsula
Habitat Afforested area, fruit garden, roadside trees, etc. Parasite on various trees.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Not established in Japan. A population occurred in Yokohama in July 2002, Kanagawa Pref., but immediately eradicated by September 2004.
There were sparsed records in 1860 (unknown locality), 1911 (Ishigakijima Is.), and 1912 (Kumamoto Pref.).
Range in Japan
Origin Unknown.
Date 2002
Route Accidental: Possibly with wood packing materials
Impact Damages on various trees. In China, 40% of afforested trees are damaged.
Native organism(s) affected: Trees of Acer, Aesculus, Betula, Populus, Salix, Alnus, Albizia, Ulmus, Elaeagnus, melia, Morus, Platanus, Malus, Prunus, Pyrus, Sorbus, etc.
Regulation in Japan Family Cerambycidae is desgnated as a Quarantine Pest (the Plant Protection Law).
Introduced range in other countries Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, USA (Illinois, New Jersey, and New York States)
Reference Notes
100 of the World’s Worst Invasive Alien Species