Anoplophora glabripennis eradicated from Canada
On 2013-04-05, the NPPO of Canada officially declared the successful eradication of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae – EPPO A1 List) in the cities of Toronto and Vaughan, and as a consequence from its whole territory. This declaration is based on 5 years (2007-2012) of negative survey results within the regulated area. The NPPO will continue to conduct general surveys across Canada to ensure early detection in the event the pest is introduced again.
The pest status of Anoplophora glabripennis in Canada is officially declared as: Absent, pest eradicated.
NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports. Canada (2013-04-08) Asian Long-horned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) – Eradication from the cities of Toronto and Vaughan, Ontario.