Year 2009

Examples of Invasive Alien Species

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Title: Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian longhorn beetle)
Description: Anoplophora glabripennis: Native to China and Korea, Anoplophora glabripennis has been intercepted in solid wood packaging material in the USA (14 states) and Britain. Known infestations were discovered in New York (1996) and Chicago (1998) about 10 years after the beetle first entered the U.S. An infestation was also discovered in Austria in 2001. (Credit; Global Invasive species Database)
Date: 2008-06-04
Credits: Bayerische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft (LfL)