This Oregon fir sawyer is the western counterpart of the whitespotted pine sawyer. It feeds on Douglas-fir, the true firs, and pine trees of western North America. Adults range from 0. Adults emerge in late spring and can be seen all summer depending on climate.
A few native beetles are easy to mistake for the invasive Asian longhorned beetle. Here are some ways to spot the difference. August 16, - Author: Georgia Peterson , Michigan State University Extension Look for the alternating black and white bands on the antennae of Asian longhorned beetles. Photo by Kenneth R.
The ALB arrived in the United States within hardwoods cut into crates and pallets and used to import goods from Asian countries. The proximity to Connecticut puts our forests at risk. The ALB is a serious threat to U. The ALB has the potential to wreak havoc nationwide, affecting such industries as lumber, maple syrup, nursery, and tourism. In the United States the beetle prefers maple species Acer spp.
Asian longhorned beetle ALB is an insect, with six legs and are approximately 1 to 1. Adults have a shiny jet black body with distinctive white spots. They may have blueish feet.