Skip to main content Resize text A A Translate this page to: Annual Review of Entomology Alien Forest Pest Explorer AFPE: Your browser does not support iFrames. First breeding populations discovered in New York in Haack et al. In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply, see State Summaries of Plant Protection Laws and Regulations National Plant Board. Plant Pests and Diseases Program:
Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB)
Asian long-horned beetle Conservation status. You probably have fond memories of catching a few during your childhood days — and lady bugs are just as sweet as you remember. There might be a lifeless mouse or pest stuffed somewhere without your knowledge. The female beetles would lay eggs on multiple locations, it can be on the exposed roots or the trunk of the tree. A bug known by many names, from lady bug to lady bird, to lady beetle, this insect is harmless and friendly with really nice looking skin. Repeated attacks from scores of larvae, generation after generation, eventually girdles the tree and kills it.
Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
This infestation will eventually connect the Manhattan and Bayside quarantine zones. Dogs can also be trained to detect the smell of frass on trees. State or federal personnel will inspect the wood at no cost. To see larger map of all infested areas within the New York Metro area, click here.
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Description: In its native range, A. This beetle is believed to have been spread from Asia in solid wood packaging material. The larvae then continue deep into the heartwood where they continue to feed until they are ready to pupate. Retrieved 5 April Eggs hatch in 13—54 days depending on temperature.