EPPO Global Database

Anoplophora glabripennis(ANOLGL)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1996
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some areas and under eradication (2019-10)
From CABI Pest map 590 (2014): Present, restricted distribution
In the USA, it was first discovered in New York (Central Park, Brooklyn) in August 1996. Then was found in other parts of New York (Long Island, Queens, Manhattan, Staten and Prall's Islands), and the nearby state of New Jersey (Hudson, Middlesex, Union Counties). A second outbreak was found in Chicago (Illinois) in July 1998. In August 2008, it was found for the first time in Massachusetts. In California and Washington states, it has only been detected near warehouses but these incursions have not led to the establishment of the pest. Eradication efforts continue.

EPPO Reporting Service (1998/200) : an alert to this newly important pest, which is proposed for the EPPO A1 list.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/157) : eradication continues in the USA. In 2008, it was eradicated from the Hudson county in New Jersey but discovered in Massachusetts.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/077) : in March 2013, the NPPO officially announced the eradication of the pest from New Jersey.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/130) : in New York, declared eradicated from Islip area in 2011, and from Manhattan and Staten Island in May 2013.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/115) : found in South Carolina
* NPPO Pest Alert System of 2002-02-05, 2001-11-13, 2008-04-23, 2008-08-14, 2011-04.

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
- USA (2018-11-01) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle): APHIS Removes a Portion of the Township of Monroe, Clermont County, Ohio, from the Regulated Area. https://www.pestalerts.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=775
- USA (2018-06-15) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle): APHIS removes portions of the Townships of Batavia and Stonelick, Clermont County, Ohio, from the quarantine area. https://www.pestalerts.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=756
- USA (2017-08-11) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle) - APHIS Adds an Additional Portion of the East Fork Wildlife Area in Clermont County, Ohio, to the Regulated Area in the United States. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=720
- USA (2017-05-19) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle) -APHIS Removes a Portion of Queens, New York, from the Regulated Area in the United States. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=712
- USA (2016-12-20) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle) - Portions of Long Island, New York, added to the Regulated Area in the United States. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=698
- USA (2014- 05-22) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle) – Eradicated from Suffolk and Norfolk Counties, Massachusetts. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=583
- USA (2014-05-22) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle) - Portions of Long Island, New York added to the regulated area. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=582
- USA (2013-05-14) Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) eradicated from Manhattan and Staten Island, New York. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=547
- USA (2013-03-14) Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) eradicated from New Jersey. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=543
- USA (2011-08-26) APHIS removes Islip, New York from the Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) quarantine area. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=499
- USA (2019-09-17) Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Longhorned Beetle): APHIS Removes the Remaining Regulated Area in Brooklyn and Queens, New York. https://www.pestalerts.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=803

* USDA-APHIS News Release (2013-03-04) New Jersey declares itself free from devastating tree-killing pest. http://asianlonghornedbeetle.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/ALBNJ_NewsRelease_Final.pdf

* USDA-APHIS (2020-06-15) Tree surveys are underway in South Carolina to detect Asian longhorned beetle. https://www.aphis.usda.gov/aphis/newsroom/stakeholder-info/sa_by_date/sa-2020/sa-06/alb-sc
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada British Columbia Absent, intercepted only view...
Canada Absent, pest eradicated view...
Canada Ontario Absent, pest eradicated view...