Powderpost Beetle Animal Pictures

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Powderpost beetle, Paraxylogenes pistaciae, (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae). Male. Isolated on a white background

Powderpost beetle
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Powderpost beetles form part of 70 species of wood-boring beetles that belong to the subfamily Lyctinae.

detail of insect attack on construction wood ( Lyctus brunneus, the brown powderpost beetle or brown lyctus beetle )

Powderpost Beetle Damage
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These beetles are considered pests because they slowly damage deciduous trees, reducing the wood to dust.

Twig borer, Amphicerus bimaculatus, Oriental wood borer, Heterobostrychus aequalis, Powderpost beetles - Paraxylogenes pistaciae, Bostrichus capucinus (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae). Isolated on a white

Family Bostrichidae
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Family Bostrichidae, Powderpost beetles are the Paraxylogenes pistaciae