Asian longhorned beetle and predatorsUploader: Ryker 10 days ago Subscribe 2470
D The cottonwood borer, Plectrodera scalatorcan also be mistaken for Asian longhorned beetle. B The anterior elytra of A. Skip to main content. Asian longhorned beetle larvae are not easily distinguished from other species of cerambycid larvae. Systemic insecticides have been widely used in the United States, but the ability of these chemicals to reach lethal doses in the crown of large trees is disputed by some scientists, and the potential nontarget effects, especially on pollinators, raise concerns. Asian longhorned beetle oviposition sites and eggs. Infestations are considered eradicated only after no new infested trees are found following four to six years of inspections.