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