Taxon profile


Asian Longhorned Beetle
Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  family Cerambycidae - longhorn beetles »  genus Anoplophora

Scientific synonyms

Anoplophora laevigator (Thomson, 1857)
Cerosterna glabripennis Motschulsky, 1853 o
Cerosterna laevigator Thomson, 1857
Melanauster angustatus Pic, 1925
Melanauster glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853)
Melanauster glabripennis var. laglaisei Pic, 1953
Melanauster laevigator (Thomson, 1857)
Melanauster luteonotatus Pic, 1925
Melanauster nankineus Pic, 1926
Melanauster nobilis Ganglbauer, 1890

Other names

= Basicosta White-spotted Longicorn Beetle
= Starry Sky Beetle



Intertaxon relationships

food: Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu & Cheng - Dawn Redwood, Populus deltoides Bartr. ex Marsh. - Necklace Poplar, Malus pumila Mill. - Apple, Acer saccharum Marsh. - Sugar Maple, Acer rubrum L. - Red Maple, ...

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i species introduced to area described by check-list