furniture beetle


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furniture beetle

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(Animals) See anobiid
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The Common Furniture Beetle, Anobium punctatum Sadly, there was nothing left to save with the fishing basket, but it did get me to thinking about the furniture chez nous, to say nothing of the wooden floorboards and joists holding up the place.
The heartwood is durable; however, the sapwood is susceptible to attack by the powder post beetle and common furniture beetle.
The most common types of woodworm in a domestic property are the common furniture beetle, which attacks almost all wood types, although furniture, and other wooden objects, like bannisters, panelling, floor boards or skirting boards are particularly at risk.
The holes and tunnels of this beetle are significantly larger than the furniture beetle.
The sapwood is vulnerable to attack by the common furniture beetle and the heartwood is moderately resistant to preservative treatment.
THE WOOD IS PERISHABLE AND LIABLE TO ATTACK BY COMMON FURNITURE BEETLE AND BY DEATH WATCH BEETLE.
Antifeedant and repellant activity of some indigenous plant extracts against the furniture beetle, Sinoxylon sudanicum Lesne (Coleoptera: Bostrychidae), pp.
Pyemotes ventricosus, a parasite of the furniture beetle Anobium punctatum, was the cause of this condition.
The furniture beetle is the most common in Scotland but there is also the chance of spotting a house longhorn scuttling around.
Woodworm is the larvae of the furniture beetle and works at maximum efficiency in still air in closed rooms and attics.
It is liable to attack from the common furniture beetle.
In the UK the insects that cause the most problems are the common furniture beetle, death watch beetle, powder post beetle and the house longhorn beetle plus weevils.