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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Adult Asian longhorned beetle
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Adult Asian longhorned beetle

The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, is a recently introduced non-native invasive insect with the potential to become a major pest in the United States. The beetle infests and can eventually kill hardwood trees in more than 15 plant families. All known infestations of the Asian longhorned beetle are under eradication and anyone that spots this insect should report it.

The Northern Research Station studies the biology and behavior of this insect, and develops tools to aid in its eradication.

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