IDENTIFICATION WOOD DESTROYING BEETLES

  1. Adults are known as longhorned beetles


    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Roundheaded
  2. Active infestations of these beetles in structural wood is an indication that the wood was not kiln dried long enough or hot enough to kill the larvae

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Roundheaded
  3. They develop most rapidly in wood with moisture content between 15-25% and cannot develop in wood with less than 10% moisture.

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Old house borers
  4. attack living and dying trees across the US.

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Flatheaded borers
  5. in same family as emerald ash borer

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Flatheaded borers
  6. rarely a problem in seasoned wood and rarely emerge inside buildings except from recently cut firewood

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Flatheaded borers
  7. wood that has been previously damaged by _ _ is often used in structural lumber

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Flatheaded borers
  8. AKA species golden buprestid, known to live up 50 years after initial infestation.

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Flatheaded borers
  9. family is often AKA metallic wood boring beetles

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Flatheaded borers
  10. They attack the sapwood of both hardwoods and softwoods when moisture exceeds 12-14%

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Anobiien beetles
  11. minor pests of heated and occupied homes, except possibly in humid areas of the southeastern states.

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Anobiien beetles
  12. damp crawlspaces are most frequently attacked.

    Roundheaded borers. Old house borers. Flatheaded borers. Anobiien beetles.
    Anobiien beetles
  13. sometimes called false powderpost beetles

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Bostrichid beetles
  14. not considered to be important pests of seasoned structural wood, but they are frequently found infesting wooden objects such as furniture, grapevine wreaths, bamboo articles, tropical wood items.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Bostrichid beetles
  15. important pests of hardwood floors, cabinetry, trim, and bamboo

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  16. capable of reinfestation and survive and reproduce in wood with low moisture content, less than 15%.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  17. can survive in buildings with year round heat and AC.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  18. prefer ring porous hardwoods and must have unfinished wood to lay their eggs.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  19. they will however oviposit into their own emergence holes, reinfesting the site of initial infestation.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  20. most infestations are due to wood improperly dried or stored.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  21. important pests of hardwood floors, cabinetry, trim, and bamboo

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  22. they are capable of reinfestation and can survive and reproduce in wood with low moisture content less than 15%, even in buildings with year round heating and AC.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  23. prefer ring porous hardwoods. must have unfinished wood in which to lay their eggs.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
  24. they will oviposit into their own emergence holes, reinfesting the site of initial infestation.

    Bostrichid beetles. Lyctine powderpost beetles. Wood boring weevils.
    Lyctine powderpost beetles
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