Within its natural range in asia, the small japanese cedar longhorned beetle infests a number of plants in the family cupressaceae these include hinoki cypress, sawara cypress, japanese cedar, cypress, and false arborvitae firs and pines have also been reported as hosts. Confirmed to me a week or so later that, yes, they believe it is japanese cedar longhorned beetle they said it goes the smithsonian next i told them i bet there must be plenty more in the area and that i've noticed quite a few species of cedar and cypress had died back in spring of 2011 from cold damage, or what i assumed was cold damage.
The asian long-horned beetle, also known as the starry sky, sky beetle, or alb, is native to eastern china, japan, and korea this species has now been accidentally introduced into the united states, where it was first discovered in 1996, as well as canada, and several countries in europe, including austria, france, germany, italy and uk this beetle is believed to have been spread from asia in solid wood packaging material.
Japanese cedar, cryptomeria spp jujube, ziziphus spp kumquat, fortunella spp it is estimated that 90% of the longhorned beetle larvae mature below ground typical signs of infestation include round or slightly oval emergence holes 6 - 9 mm citrus pests content last updated june,. Discovery of the small japanese cedar longhorned beetle, callidiellum rufipenne (motschulsky) (coleoptera: cerambycidae), in live arborvitae in connecticut proceedings of the entomological society of washington, 102(3):747-754 34 ref.
The japanese cedar longhorn beetle scientific name for this beetle is callidiellum rufipenne the physical characteristic are that the males have black or deep blue shoulders and the antennae are longer than females females have a reddish eltrya and the antennae are shorter both sex have reddish. Smaller japanese cedar longhorned beetle systematic position insecta coleoptera cerambycidae callidiellum rufipenne (motschulsky) global distribution endemic to east asia (china, koreas, japan, russia) the beetle was accidentally introduced to argentina, canada (vancouver), italy, new zealand, puerto rico, spain and taiwan.
Japanese cedar longhorned beetle thread starter thexman start date feb 14, 2012 thexman well-known member feb 14, 2012 #1 identification characteristics the genus callidiellum is comprised of three species in north america: the native cupressi from coastal california and viridescens from arizona, and the introduced rufipenne. It is estimated that 90% of the longhorned beetle larvae mature below ground typical signs of infestation include round or slightly oval emergence holes 6 - 9 mm (024 - 035 in), piles of sawdust and excrement ( frass ), and oozing sap.
(usda aphis) united states department of agriculture, animal and plant health inspection service 2009 federal order: anoplophora chinensis (forster), the citrus longhorned beetle (clb) and anoplophora glabripennis, asian longhorned beetle (alb. Japanese cedar longhorned beetle in the eastern united states the japanese cedar longhorned beetle, callidiellum rufipenne (motschulsky) (coleoptera: cerambycidae), is a wood-boring beetle of east identification characteristics the genus callidiellum is comprised of three.