Jump to navigation. Asian longhorned beetle ALB readily attacks healthy trees belonging to 12 genera. Of those 12, maple Acer spp. No conifers pines, hemlocks, spruces, firs, etc. The complete list of host genera is:.
Asian Longhorned Beetle Reporting Form - Massachusetts Introduced Pests Outreach Project
Use this form to report a possible Asian longhorned beetle sighting in Massachusetts or other states. Capture and preserve the insect if possible place in freezer or in a jar with rubbing alcohol , or provide a photo of the insect or damaged wood. Before submitting a report, please review our fact sheet for photos and a description of this invasive pest. All reports will be investigated, and you may be contacted by a state inspector for a site visit if a follow-up is necessary. We thank you for your assistance with preventing the further spread of Asian longhorned beetle in our state. Note that ALB does not attack pines, and is not known to be a pest of oak trees.
ALB was first found in Massachusetts in August Due to additional detections of ALB infested trees, the regulated area has expanded within Worcester County. Massachusetts State Regulations Federal Regulations. Eradication of the beetle was declared for an infestation in Boston. Disposal Yard.
The City of Worcester has provided the public with pertinent information related to the threat Asian Longhorned Beetles have on our trees and forestry. If you have any questions, please contact the Massachusetts ALB Eradication Program at or This area is under strict regulation by order of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.