Horned powder-post beetles

Travelling ‘Bostrichid’ - Bostrichus capucinus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Bostrichus capucinus is a ‘worldwide traveler’ and was recently found in a log sample imported from Italy. The beetle is a secondary pest of many trees and wood products including sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) and horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) which are widely planted in US landscapes.
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Suranga Basnagala
Kayla Perry