Latest Asian long-horned beetle Stories
Homeowners and taxpayers are picking up most of the tab for damages caused by invasive tree-feeding insects that are inadvertently imported along with packing materials, live plants, and other goods.
Invasive Asian longhorned beetle has potential for wide reach in region's forests.
Wood-Boring Pest Now in Neighboring States, Could Threaten Hardwoods Industry ROCK SPRINGS, Pa., Aug.
The general public is on the front lines of detection of tree-killing insects and diseases ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now that spring has arrived, and summer is quickly approaching, The Nature Conservancy, along with nursery industry partners and scientists, encourages people to take the time to learn more about tree-killing invasive insects and diseases as they spend more time outdoors.
Non-native insects and diseases can spread by traveling on wood packaging and other untreated wood ARLINGTON, Va., Feb.
Thirty-five percent of firewood is brought from another location, increasing risk of invasion from forest pests ARLINGTON, Va., Dec.
Foreign pests are eating their way through our national forests, destroying majestic scenery and costing taxpayers millions of dollars.
Early detection is critical to stopping the spread of these pests for which native plants have no evolved resistance ARLINGTON, Va., Sept.
ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A different sort of "Beetlemania" - the invasion of the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) - has begun in the Northeast, and the potential threat to region's trees and forests is enormous.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.
The Asian long-horned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) is native to China and Korea where it causes widespread destruction of poplar, willow, elm, and maple throughout vast areas of eastern Asia. Asian longhorned beetles are big, showy insects: shiny and coal black with white spots. Adults are about 1 inch (2.5 cm) long. On their head is a pair of very long antennae that are alternately ringed in black and white. The antennae are longer than the insect's body. An invasive species in...