EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2005 Num. article: 2005/178

First record of Anoplophora glabripennis in California (US)


In California (US) during summer 2005, 2 adult beetles of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae – EPPO A1 list) were found outdoors, near a privately owned warehouse in Sacramento. This warehouse had received a shipment of decorative stones from China packed in wooden pallets. This is the first record of A. glabripennis in California. Intensive surveys are being carried out in the vicinity of this warehouse.
The situation of Anoplophora glabripennis in USA can be described as follows: Present, found in a few urban sites (California, Illinois, New Jersey, New York), under eradication.

Sources

NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. New Pest Stories (2005-07-15).
Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, found in California
http://www.pestalert.org/viewArchNewsStory.cfm?nid=348