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Xylotrechus chinensis
(tiger longicorn beetle)

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Xylotrechus chinensis (tiger longicorn beetle)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 09 August 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Xylotrechus chinensis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • tiger longicorn beetle
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Xylotrechus chinensis (Chevrolat)

Preferred Common Name

  • tiger longicorn beetle

International Common Names

  • English: mulberry borer
  • French: perceur chinois

Local Common Names

  • Japan: Torahu-kamikiri

EPPO code

  • XYLOCH (Xylotrechus chinensis)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Asia

ChinaUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
JapanUnconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts

Europe

GreecePresentLeivadara et al., 2018via PestLens newsletter
SpainPresentSarto i Monteys and Torras i Tutusaus, 2018via PestLens newsletter

References

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Leivadara, E., Leivadaras, I., Vontas, I., Trichas, A., Simoglou, K., Roditakis, E., 2018. First record of Xylotrechus chinensis (Coleoptera, Cerambycidae) in Greece and in the EPPO region. EPPO Bulletin DOI: 10.1111/epp.12468.

Sarto i Monteys, V., Torras i Tutusaus, G., 2018. A new alien invasive longhorn beetle, Xylotrechus chinensis (Cerambycidae), is infesting mulberries in Catalonia (Spain). Insects DOI: 10.3390/insects9020052

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