Integrated Pest Management · Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California
Beetles that bore into tree branches, twigs and trunks include bark beetles, flatheaded borers and longhorned borers. In each case, adults lay eggs on or in wood, and larvae feed within the wood, usually making distinctive tunnel patterns called galleries.
Tree borers (general)
Bark beetles (general)
- Branch and twig borers (grapes)
- Branch and twig borers (trees and shrubs)
- Lead cable borer
- Poplar and willow borer
- Red palm weevil
related or similar pests
More tree borers can be found in Caterpillars.