Scientific Name: Anoplophora glabripennis. Original Distribution: Eastern China in poplar plantations and other plantings. Current Distribution: it was first found infesting trees in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn , New York in August It is believed that ALB entered the U. In September an infestation was also found in Amityville , NY , several miles east of the Greenpoint infestation. It is thought that this infestation occurred as a result of movement of infested wood from Greenpoint.
Northern Research Station 11 Campus Blvd. It is important to estimate the cost of eradication so that proper cost benefit analyses can be performed. The annual federal and state expenditures for ALB eradication efforts in the United States were assembled from through Information on the eradication costs for ALB will provide baseline data to economists, resource managers, regulators, and policy makers to conduct cost-benefit analyses as well as to appreciate more fully the value in preventing establishment of exotic pests compared with trying to control an exotic pest after establishment.
Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, has been found in Deerfield, Illinois. A single adult specimen was found in a parking lot near the corner of Lake-Cook and Waukegan Roads. This insect previously was found in the Ravenswood area of Chicago, as well as in several suburban locations. An aggressive program of tree removal and systemic insecticide application using imidacloprid had apparently eradicated the insect from Illinois.