Lyctid powderpost beetles produce finer powder from wood material than other powderpost species. You may have an infestation if you see furniture with holes in the wood with dust beneath.
What Do Lyctid Powderpost Beetles Look Like?
- Generally between 1/16 and 3/16 in. long.
- Reddish brown to black.
Where Do Lyctid Powderpost Beetles Live?
- Found worldwide.
- 11 species found in the U.S.
How Do I Deal with Lyctid Powderpost Beetles?
Inspect any wood materials that you bring into your home to make sure there are no beetles present. This will help prevent a lyctid powderpost beetle infestation. If you have already seen signs of these beetles around your home, contact U.S. Pest for a FREE inspection to determine the right solution for your pest problem.