Citrus longicorn beetle

citrus longhorned beetle

Photo by Art Wagner, USDA APHIS PPQ,

  • Wide host range of over 100 species of woody trees
  • Large black beetle (20-40 mm) with white spots on outer wing covers and antennae that are longer than the body
  • Larvae (50-60 mm long) are creamy white with a black head
  • Larvae and adults remain under bark or within woody tissue
  • Frass (sawdust) accumulates at the base of infested trees
  • Can spread in infested plant material. Adults can fly up to 1 km

Scientific name: Anoplophora chinensis
EPPRD Category:
Life Form: Beetles & weevils (COLEOPTERA)

Pest Documents

FS: fact sheet

CP: contingency plan

DP: diagnostic protocol