First report of Anoplophora glabripennis in Canada
Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae – EPPO A1 list) is reported for the first time from Canada. The insect was identified on 2003-09-08 at Woodbridge (city of Vaughan, near Toronto), in Ontario. Inspections have showed that infested trees are located in a limited area (the current delimited area is about 17 ha), mainly in an industrial site. Eradication measures are being taken. It is prohibited to move tree material (including nursery plants, firewood, pruned or fallen branches) outside the delimited area.
NAPPO News Story, 2003-09-15/19. Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, found in Woodbridge, Ontario.
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Asian Longhorned Beetle