Some of the trees which it can damage are forest and woodland species. Asian longhorn beetle is not known to be present in the United Kingdom, although one outbreak of a breeding population was found in Paddock Wood, Kent, England, in It was subject to rapid eradication action, and annual surveys since then have found no evidence of a continuing presence. There have also been occasional interceptions of individual beetles in the UK. Since there have also been outbreaks in several European countries, incuding Italy, some of which are still subject to eradication action.
Habits and Traits of the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis
Use this web-based tool to help you through the accreditation process and to complete the Annual Accreditation Report. For any camp professional, imagining a camp without trees would be hard to fathom. Especially since for the past century, you and other ACA camp professionals have worked to preserve the camp experience for both children and adults. Unfortunately, there is an insect that threatens the camping experience for all of us.
The Asian Longhorned Beetle, Its Prevention and Control
The tick is "an important vector of human and animal disease agents," states the CDC report. That changed in August , when a a sheep in New Jersey was found to be infested with them. An invasive tick species surely sounds like something out of a horror film, especially given the explosion of tick populations and tick-borne diseases here in the States in recent years.
Accidental introductions, probably in wooden packing crates from China, led to infestations in New York and Chicago in the 's. Thousands of trees were chipped and burned to prevent its spread. What makes this beetle so dangerous to our trees?