Anoplophora chinensis (Forster, 1771)

English Citrus longhorn beetle ISEIA: B0 – Alert List
Lëtzebuergesch Zitrus-Bockkiewerlek EASIN
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Report the species

Report Anoplophora chinensis to the National Museum of Natural History.

Importance and distribution in Luxembourg

There is no documented observation of Anoplophora chinensis in Luxembourg yet.

The citrus longhorn beetle originates from Eastern Asia where it seriously damages forest and agricultural plant hosts. Since the species is listed in annex V of the Council Directive 2000/29/EC of 8 May 2000 on protective measures against the introduction into the Community of organisms harmful to plants or plant products and against their spread within the Community, the competent administration informs about the species and the consequences of the listing (

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: B0 (3+3+2+1) = Alert List (Ries et al. 2017: 68).

Bibliography concerning Luxembourg

  • Ries, C., A. Arendt, C. Braunert, S. Christian, A. Dohet, A. Frantz, G. Geimer, M. Hellers, J. A. Massard, X. Mestdagh, R. Proess, N. Schneider & M. Pfeiffenschneider, 2017. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of invertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 119: 63-70. [PDF 360 KB]

Suggested citation of this webpage

Ries, C. & M. Pfeiffenschneider (Eds.), 2019. Anoplophora chinensis (Forster, 1771). In: - Invasive Alien Species in Luxembourg. National Museum of Natural History, Luxembourg. URL: [Accessed 2019-09-17].

 Last updated on Thursday, April 12, 2018.