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 » Pets & Animals Bugs

Some different common types of insects found in Arizona are bees, beetles, flies, roaches, dragonflies, butterflies, earwigs, aphids, grasshoppers, cicadas and ants. However, there are many different species in each of t... More » Geography United States The West

Some tree-boring insects include the Asian longhorned beetle, dogwood borer, elm bark beetle and the bronze birch borer. Other insects are the giant palm weevil and emerald ash borer. More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects
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There are several insect species that feed on or otherwise damage sound, healthy wood, including termites, carpenter ants and carpenter bees. When wood is damaged or wet, it may be susceptible to attack by other bugs and... More » Pets & Animals Bugs

To treat an infestation of powderpost beetles, an insecticide containing permethrin, cypermethrin or cyfluthrin needs to be either painted or sprayed liberally onto the infected wood. The exterior of the wood should be c... More » Home & Garden Pest Control Invasive Insects

Some of the most common beetles that homeowners may find in their property include various carpet beetles and powderpost beetles. Homeowners who use certain rooms for grain and meal storage may also find merchant grain b... More » Pets & Animals Bugs Beetles

A rotting log is often the habitat to a variety of insects, including carpenter ants, bugs, centipedes, beetles and crickets. A larger rotting log may be home to smaller animals as well, including squirrels, raccoons, wo... More » Science Environmental Science