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variants or Asian longhorned beetle or less commonly Asian longhorn beetle
: a large long-horned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) that is a serious pest of hardwood trees and is native to China and Korea and has been introduced into North America and Europe
Note: The Asian long-horned beetle is black with white spots and has long antennae banded with black and white.
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
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