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Asian Longhorned Beetle

What is it?

The Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) is native to Northeast Asia and is a serious pest of hardwood trees (maples, elms, poplars, willows).

Adults are large bluish-black beetles (2. 5 to 3. 5 cm in length) with white spots and very long antennae.

What's the Problem?

This insect attacks and kills healthy trees. It has no known natural enemies in Canada.

What can I do?

Report any suspected sightings in Edmonton to 311 or email

For More Information

Pest Management

12304 107 Street NW
Edmonton AB  T5G 2S7


In Edmonton: 311

Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

Fax 780-496-4978

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