Species Factsheet

Anoplophora chinensis

Details

Complete name: Anoplophora chinensis (Forster, 1771)
Taxonomy: Insecta » Arthropoda » Insecta » coleoptera » cerambycidae » Anoplophora chinensis
Authors: D. Sauvard
Last updated: December 12th, 2006

Common Names

Citrus longhorned beetle.

Synonyms

Anoplophora malasiaca

Short Description

Large, 21- 37 mm long, stout beetle with shiny black elytra marked with 10- 12 white round spots; long antennae basally marked with white or light blue bands; polyphagous insect attacking over 100 species of broadleaved trees and shrubs; of major concern on Citrus spp. (lime/lemon/oranges/tangor).