Asian Longhorned Beetle. To prevent further infestations, the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) has established quarantine areas in New York City and Long Island in which the movement of ALB regulated materials is restricted. Currently, 137 square miles of New York City and Long Island are under quarantine. 1NYCRR Part. The top invasive species to watch out for in Upstate New York. Asian longhorn beetle The Asian longhorn beetle is a wood-boring insect that feeds on a variety of hardwoods including maple, birch, elm, ash, poplar, horse chestnut, and willow, Author: Glenn Coin | [email protected]
The Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB)(Anoplophora glabripennis) is an invasive beetle believed to have arrived in New York from its native China via untreated packing crates and wooden pallets. Infestations have been discovered in Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and Staten Island. ALB is in the Family Cerambycidae, the longhorned beetles. Use the visual aids in the Pool Survey Guide (PDF, 437 KB) to help you know what to look for. Take a photo. Photograph any insect you think might be ALB. We need a good view of the insect's back, as shown to the right. Send the photo to DEC. There are three ways to send photos.
Apr 17, 2017 · New York ALB Eradication Program. The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (NYSDAM) issued the New York quarantine order 1NYCRR Part 139, Control of the Asian Longhorned Beetle on December 12, 1996. Due to additional detection of ALB infested trees, quarantine areas have expanded or have been added in New York. The Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) was found in Worcester, MA in August 2008 and in Boston in July 2010. This insect pest poses a serious risk to trees and forests. ALB has not yet been found in New Hampshire. Help us by looking at the debris from your swimming pools.
After the discovery in 1996 of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) on several hardwood trees in Brooklyn, New York, the Secretary of Agriculture declared an extraordinary emergency in order to combat the infestation with regulatory and control actions.