Definition of Asian long-horned beetle
- The creature is the Asian long-horned beetle, which kills trees by eating them from the inside and which has no natural enemies in the United States.
- —David Stout, New York Times, 19 Mar. 2000
- Her tree was among the first of 470 maples, ashes, elms and horse chestnuts to be cut down, chipped up and burned in an effort to stop the spread of a new and unwelcome Chinese import: the Asian long-horned beetle.
- —Wendy Cole, Time, 15 Feb. 1999