Asian Longhorn Beetle Animal Pictures

Anoplophora glabripennis

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Asian Longhorn beetle closeup face on branch, Asian longhorn beetle closeup, closeup face insect

Asian longhorn beetle
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The Asian longhorn beetle is one of the most invasive beetle species in the world.

Stages development of Asian long-horned beetle isolated on a white background

Asian longhorn beetle lifecycle
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People dread seeing Asian longhorn beetles because of their reputation for destroying urban trees and forests.

Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) in the wood of a maple tree

Asian longhorn beetle
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These beetles are native to Asian countries like China and Korea, as their name suggests. However, they were brought over to North America and Europe through infested wood.