EPPO Global Database

Trichoferus campestris(HESOCA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Illinois)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2009
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/218) : first found in 2009 near O’Hare airport and in the county of Crawford where it was captured near a pallet manufacturer. Intensive trapping was conducted in 2011 and 2012 in state parks, forests, natural areas, but the insect was not caught again.
- Center for Environmental and Research Information Systems (CERIS). Purdue University. Survey status of velvet longhorned beetle - Trichoferus campestris. http://pest.ceris.purdue.edu/map.php?code=INALQPA
- Illinois Natural Resources. 2012 Illinois Forest Health Highlights. http://fhm.fs.fed.us/fhh/fhh_12/IL_FHH_2012.pdf
------- Established.

* Wu Y, Krishnankutty SM, Vieira KA, Wang B, Nadel H, Myers SW, Ray AM (2020) Invasion of Trichoferus campestris (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) into the United States characterized by high levels of genetic diversity and recurrent introductions. Biological Invasions 22, 1309-1323.
------- 1 adult in Schiller Park.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Québec Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Ontario Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Present, few occurrences view...