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A wood-boring beetle refers to any of the families of beetles whose larval or adult forms eat or destroy wood. Three groups of these invasive beetles are a common nuisance to homeowners, damaging the structures of dwelli... More »

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Termites, powderpost beetles and carpenter ants are some types of wood-boring insects. These wood-destroying insects cause damage to both hardwood and softwood in many residential homes. More »

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Some ways to get rid of powderpost Beetles include surface treatments and fumigation. These methods are very also useful in controlling other species of wood-boring beetles that may be present. More »

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The death watch beetle, which is known to scientists as Xestobium rufovillosum, is a small species of wood-boring beetle. While native to the entire country, death watch beetles are more common in the south of England th... More »

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Pine borers are beetles whose larvae tunnel beneath the bark of conifers, causing damage. The most aggressive species belong to the genus Dendroctonus, and they are serious pests to forestry. More »

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Black ground beetles are beneficial insects about 0.5 inches long with distinct, glossy black bodies that feature ridged abdomens and grooved wings. These beetles live in weeds, mulch and moist areas, and they are noctur... More »

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The term "powderpost beetle" describes several small beetles that bore into wood and produce a fine, flour-like powder as a result of their efforts. Beetle larvae damage the wood as they eat through it, making tunnels be... More »

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