Longicorn Beetle

  • Damage is mostly to sapwood but can extend into the heartwood - may only be obvious when timber is cut
  • In framing timbers adults may emerge through covering materials
  • Tunnels in heartwood may be filled with resin which may dry and fall out giving the impression of fresh damage

Longicorn Beetle

  • Adults range from 5 - 85 mm
  • Elongate rectangular body shape
  • Long many-jointed antennae

 

Longicorn Beetle Damage

 

 

 

 

 

 

         Oval holes 3 - 15 mm diameter