Invasive Species Compendium

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Trichoferus campestris



Trichoferus campestris


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  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Trichoferus campestris
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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T. campestris: adult female.
CaptionT. campestris: adult female.
CopyrightRyutaro Iwata
T. campestris: adult female.
AdultT. campestris: adult female.Ryutaro Iwata


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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Trichoferus campestris (Faldermann, 1835)

Other Scientific Names

  • Callidium campestre Faldermann, 1835
  • Hesperophanes campestris (Faldermann, 1835)

International Common Names

  • Chinese: jiarong tianniu

Local Common Names

  • Japan: marukubi-kemadara-kamikiri

EPPO code

  • HESOCA (Hesperophanes campestris)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Cerambycidae
  •                             Genus: Trichoferus
  •                                 Species: Trichoferus campestris

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


ArmeniaPresentEPPO, 2014
ChinaPresentEPPO, 2014
-GansuPresentNativeYang, 1992
-GuizhouPresentYang, 1992
-HebeiPresentNativeYang, 1992
-HenanPresentNativeYang, 1992; EPPO, 2014
-HunanPresentNativeYang, 1992
-JilinPresentNativeYang, 1992
-LiaoningPresentNativeYang, 1992
-Nei MengguPresentNativeYang, 1992
-QinghaiPresentNativeYang, 1992
-ShaanxiPresentNativeYang, 1992
-ShandongPresentNativeYang, 1992
-ShanxiPresentNativeYang, 1992
-SichuanPresentNativeYang, 1992
-XinjiangPresentNativeYang, 1992
-YunnanPresentNativeYang, 1992
JapanPresentEPPO, 2014
-HonshuRestricted distributionNativeKusama and Takakuwa, 1984
-KyushuRestricted distributionNativeKusama and Takakuwa, 1984
-Ryukyu ArchipelagoPresent, few occurrencesFujita, 1985
-ShikokuRestricted distributionNativeKusama and Takakuwa, 1984
KazakhstanPresentTsherepanov, 1981; EPPO, 2014
Korea, DPRPresentTsherepanov, 1981; EPPO, 2014
Korea, Republic ofPresentEPPO, 2014
KyrgyzstanPresentEPPO, 2014
MongoliaPresentTsherepanov, 1981; EPPO, 2014
TajikistanPresentTsherepanov, 1981; EPPO, 2014
TurkmenistanPresentEPPO, 2014
UzbekistanPresentTsherepanov, 1981; EPPO, 2014

North America

CanadaPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
-OntarioPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
-QuebecPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
USAPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
-IllinoisPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
-MinnesotaPresentEPPO, 2014
-New JerseyEradicatedEPPO, 2014
-OhioPresentEPPO, 2014
-UtahPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014


Czech RepublicPresentEPPO, 2014
HungaryPresent, few occurrencesEPPO, 2014
MoldovaPresentEPPO, 2014
PolandPresentEPPO, 2014
RomaniaPresentEPPO, 2014
Russian FederationPresentEPPO, 2014
-Eastern SiberiaPresentEPPO, 2014
-Russia (Europe)PresentEPPO, 2014
-Russian Far EastPresentTsherepanov, 1981; EPPO, 2014
SlovakiaPresentEPPO, 2014
UkrainePresentEPPO, 2014

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Stems / internal feeding
Stems / visible frass

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Zombrus bicolor Parasite Larvae

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Bulbs/Tubers/Corms/Rhizomes larvae Yes Pest or symptoms usually invisible
Roots larvae Yes Pest or symptoms usually invisible
Stems (above ground)/Shoots/Trunks/Branches larvae Yes Pest or symptoms usually invisible
Plant parts not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Fruits (inc. pods)
Growing medium accompanying plants
Seedlings/Micropropagated plants
True seeds (inc. grain)

Wood Packaging

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Wood Packaging liable to carry the pest in trade/transportTimber typeUsed as packing
Solid wood packing material with bark almost all wood species No
Wood Packaging not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Loose wood packing material
Processed or treated wood
Solid wood packing material without bark


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Bense U, 1995. Longhorn beetles: illustrated key to the Cerambycidae and Vesperidae of Europe. Weikersheim, Germany; Margraf Verlag, 512 pp.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.

Fujita H, 1985. Capturing Hesperophanes campestris at Ishigaki-jima. Gekkan-Mushi, 176:36.

Iwata R; Yamada F, 1990. Notes on the biology of Hesperophanes campestris (Faldermann) (Col., Cerambycidae), a drywood borer in Japan. Material und Organismen, 25(4):305-313

Kusama K; Takakuwa M, 1984. The longicorn-beetles of Japan in color. Tokyo: Kodansha.

Ohbayashi N; Sato M; Kojima K; eds, 1992. An illustrated guide to identification of longicorn beetles of Japan. Tokyo, Japan: Tokai University Press.

Sama G, 2002. Atlas of the Cerambycidae of Europe and the Mediterranean Area. Volume 1. Zlín: Nakladatelstvi Kabourek.

Tsherepanov AI, 1981. Usachi severnoi Azii (Cerambycidae). Vol. 2. Novosibirsk: Nauka.

Yang Y, 1992. Forest insects of China, Trichoferus campestris. In: Xiao G, ed. Forest insects of China. 2nd Edition. Beijing, China: China Forestry Publishing House, 506-507.

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