Living With Insects Blog. The beetle has potential to travel long distances if undetected. Notify me of new posts via email. ALB was thought to have been introduced to the United States through wood pallets and packing material from the beetle's native home areas of Asia.
INVASIVE SPECIES | ASIAN LONG-HORNED BEETLE - Michigan United Conservation Clubs
Remember: buy local, burn local. The Threat. Don't move firewood. This beetle is a threat to a wide variety of hardwood trees and forest areas, and an accidental introduction and establishment of Asian longhorned beetle would likely result in significant economic, environmental, and social impacts for our Iowa communities. Step 4: Upload pictures of the insect that most looks like a longhorned beetle. Currently the only effective means to eliminate ALB is to remove infested trees and destroy them by chipping or burning.
Remember: buy local, burn local. The Threat. It threatens recreation and forest resources valued at billions of dollars. Blog at WordPress. With firewood, remember: burn it where you buy it!
The most recent find of Asian longhorned beetle was during , where it was found in Clermont County east of Cincinnati, Ohio. We will post interesting pictures and sightings to the Forest Insect Photo Gallery. Skip to content Home. See hermaphrodite nue