Asian longhorned beetle


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Asian long·horned beetle

 (lông′hôrnd′, lŏng′-)
n.
A large beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) native to China and Korea that has long antennae and infests many types of hardwoods.
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Noun1.Asian longhorned beetle - a beetle from China that has been found in the United States and is a threat to hardwood treesAsian longhorned beetle - a beetle from China that has been found in the United States and is a threat to hardwood trees; lives inside the tree; no natural predators in the United States
beetle - insect having biting mouthparts and front wings modified to form horny covers overlying the membranous rear wings
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They questioned the science that led state and federal officials to determine that so many healthy trees have to be removed, given that the Asian longhorned beetle has already claimed about 34,000 trees since it was first found in Worcester in 2008.
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Asian Longhorned Beetle: www.aphis.usda.gov/Ipa/issues/alb/alb.html
WORCESTER-- The city administration is standing by plans to remove all so-called "host trees'' in and around Green Hill Park that are not yet infested by Asian longhorned beetles but are susceptible to the invasive tree-killing species.
Augustus said the federal government has already spent more than $150 million to combat the Asian longhorned beetle since it was first discovered here.
It's unclear how the Asian longhorned beetle arrived on our shores.
It has been almost four years since the Asian longhorned beetle was first found in Brooklyn, New York City, and some suburbs; those areas have now lost 4,500 trees.

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