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A sian Longhorned Beetle. AP Biology Mrs. Biondo By August Kim. What is it?. Known as Starry Sky  or  Sky Beetle Kingdom – Animalia Class – Insecta Species - Anoplophora Glabripennis Adults are glossy black 20-35 mm long 20 distinct white spots. Life Cycle.

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a sian longhorned beetle

Asian Longhorned Beetle

AP Biology

Mrs. Biondo

By August Kim

what is it
What is it?
  • Known as Starry Sky or Sky Beetle
  • Kingdom – Animalia
  • Class – Insecta
  • Species - AnoplophoraGlabripennis
  • Adults are glossy black
  • 20-35 mm long
  • 20 distinct white spots
life cycle
Life Cycle
  • Do not pupate before reaching critical weight
  • Sometimes overwinter as a larvae or pupae
  • Generally takes 1-2 years to mature
  • From adulthood
    • 50 days for males
    • 66 days for females
where is it a problem
Where is it a problem?
  • CA, FL, IL, IN, MA, MI, NC, NJ, NY,OH, PA, SC, 

TX, WA, WI

  • British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, 

Quebec and Nova Scotia in Canada.

In 2008 25,000 tree were removed in Massachusetts

what s the problem
What’s the problem?
  • ALB infest trees ranging from potted trees to mature trees and just eats them away
  • When they eat the wood, it reduces the quality
  • Disrupts vascular tissues
  • Encourages fungal growth
  • Causes structural weakness
  • Estimated 1.2 billion trees dying
why should we care
Why should we care?
  • Kills trees, which produce fresh oxygen for animals
  • Causes the government $3.5 billion worth of damage annually
where did it come from
Where did it come from?
  • ALB first originated from Asia (China, Japan, and Korea)
  • Accidentally introduced to the U.S. in 1996
    • Also found in Canada, Austria, France, Germany
how s it doing in the u s
How’s it doing in the U.S.?
  • Possibly spread from Asia in solid wood packaging material
  • Does not spread too far but may go up to two Km to find new trees
control methods
Control Methods
  • Quarantines – prevent accidental spread by humans
  • Infested trees – cut, chipped, burned
  • Insecticide treatments
  • Shipping restrictions
bibliography
Bibliography

Works Cited

  • "Asian Longhorned Beetle." Asian Longhorned Beetle: Introduction. Web. 21 Sept. 2011. <http://www.asian-longhorned-beetle.com/>.
  • "Asian Longhorned Beetle." Entomology & Plant Pathology, Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Web. 21 Sept. 2011. <http://www.ento.okstate.edu/ddd/insects/asianlonghorn.htm>.
  • "Asian Longhorned Beetle." Ohio Department of Natural Resources - Camping, Boating, Fishing, Hunting, Biking, Hiking in Ohio. Web. 21 Sept. 2011. <http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/health/asianlonghorned/tabid/5197/Default.aspx>.
  • "Asian Long-horned Beetle." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Web. 21 Sept. 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asian_long-horned_beetle>.
  • "Plant Health, Plant Protection and Quarantine." USDA - APHIS. Web. 21 Sept. 2011. <http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/plant_pest_info/asian_lhb/index.shtml>.