Asian longhorned beetle - Anoplophora glabripennis
Effective: August 18, 2010
Taxonomic Position: Coleoptera : Cerambycidae
Pest Type: Insects
This pest is a member of the following surveys: Exotic Wood Borer / Bark Beetle
These Approved Methods are appropriate for: 2025, 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
Pest Information
Hosts Identified in the CAPS Host Matrix:
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Pest Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:

Approved Method(s)
Method Detail NAPIS Survey Method
Visual See the EWB/BB National Survey Guidelines for more details. 3031 - General Visual Observation
Trap Spacing:
Method Notes:

Survey Recommendations
The following are recommendations for executing the survey using the approved methods for pest surveillance. The recommendations are developed through literature review and consultation with subject matter experts.
Key Diagnostic or Identification

Approved Method(s)
Mistaken Identities:
  1. Cavey, J. F.; Hoebeke, E.R.; Passoa, S.; Lingafelter, S.W. 1998. A new exotic threat to North American hardwood forests: an Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky) Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: I. Larval description and diagnosis. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 100(2): 373-381.
  2. Lingafelter, S.W.; Hoebeke, E.R. 2002. Revision of the genus Anoplophora (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) Washington D.C.: Entomological Society of Washington, 236 pp.

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