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Aromia bungii

Basic information
Scientific name Aromia bungii (No picture)
Common names red-necked longhorn, plum longhorn beetle, peach longhorn beetle
Higher taxon Cerambycidae, Chrysomeloidea, Coleoptera
Natural range China, Mongolia, South Korea, North Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam.
Habitat Parks and urban area.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Aichi, Saitama, Gunma, Tokyo, Osaka, Tokushima and Tochigi Prefs. Range in Japan
Origin Unknown
Date Since 2012.
Route Association with imported products and wood packaging.
Impact Weaken or result inb death of host trees; peachs, apricots, cherries, plums and poplars.
Regulation in Japan Family Cerambycidae is desgnated as a Quarantine Pest (the Plant Protection Law).
Introduced range in other countries Italy. Once invaded to Germany.
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