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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND

Anoplophora glabripennis, Asian Longhorn beetle

An unwanted pest not present in New Zealand

Anoplophora glabripennis adult (From Forest Health News 171)


Adult Beetle - large black beetles with white spots on wing covers; antennae have a white band at the base of each segment. (Photo courtesy USDA Forest Service)

  • Exotic longhorn beetles found at Tauranga
    From Forest Health News 132, August 2003. On Tuesday 15 July 2003, a live adult male citrus longhorn beetle (Anoplophora chinensis form malasiaca ) was found by a staff member on a…
  • Anoplophora in France
    From Forest Health News 131, July 2003. Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) causes major economic losses in China and Korea. This important pest was first found as an introduced species in North America…
  • Monochamus sartor: an unwanted pest
    From Forest Health News 122, September 2002. With increased trade there is now a greater awareness of the ability of forest pests such as the Asian longhorn beetle (FHNews 114:2) to hitchhike…
  • Update on Asian longhorn beetle
    From Forest Health News 123, October 2002. Forest Health News has previously reported on attempts to contain the Asian long-horned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) first discovered in North America in 1996 (FHNews 91:1, 106:1,…
  • Asian longhorn beetle in Europe
    From Forest Health News 110, August 2001. In April we featured an item on the Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) which has recently been causing serious concern in the Chicago region and New…
  • Asian longhorn beetle in North America
    From Forest Health News No. 106, April 2001. An essential part of effective biosecurity is an awareness of pest incursions and eradication attempts taking place in other parts of the…
  • The biosecurity risk from solid wood packaging material - a two edged sword
    From Forest Health News No. 91, November 1999. The   Asian   long-horned   beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) was first discovered on Long Island, New York, in 1996 and then near Chicago in 1998.…

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