The Asian long-horned beetle Anoplophora glabripennis , also known as the starry sky , sky beetle , or ALB , is native to eastern China , and Korea. This species has now been accidentally introduced into the United States , where it was first discovered in , as well as Canada , and several countries in Europe , including Austria , France , Germany , Italy and UK. This beetle is believed to have been spread from Asia in solid wood packaging material. Common names for A. Adults are very large insects with bodies ranging from 1. These beetles can fly, but generally only for short distances, which is a common limitation for Cerambycidae of their size and weight.
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The Asian Longhorned Beetle Prevention and Control
State Survey Coordinator Kelly Estes Pest Survey Specialist Nick Furlan Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states. Pest Tracker. Scott Schirmer Serves on the National Plant Board , oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected. Kelly Estes
Host range tests in laboratory and greenhouse settings not considered except as noted. See Hu et al. McPherson et al.
Asian longhorned beetle , Anoplophora glabripennis , also spelled Asian long-horned beetle, also called starry sky beetle , species of beetle order Coleoptera , family Cerambycidae , originally native to eastern China and Korea, that became a serious pest of hardwood trees in North America and parts of Eurasia. The glossy black adults are large, 17—40 mm 0. The long antennae each have 11 segments and are 1.