common in stored bamboo; heated premises in temperate regions(2)(3); larvae also feed in drugs, spices, cacao, maize, rice, stored grain. The genus Dinoderus is characterised by: auger beetle – [Dinoderus brevis] Citation: Walker, K. () Ghoon borer (Dinoderus minutus). Dinoderus minutus (Fab.) is an important insect pest of dried bamboo and wooden materials. The pest seriously damages these commodities and makes them.

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Species Dinoderus minutus – Bamboo Powderpost Beetle –

Journal of Fujian Agricultural College, 1: Insects in relation to national defense Powder-post beetles. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, 12 2: Starch, soluble carbohydrates and proteins are nutritionally essential to D. Indian Forest Bulletin, No. Go to distribution map The head is round and the length is equal to the width. Close Find out more.

Pupation occurs in cocoons made at the terminal end of the larval tunnels. The biology and ecology of D. Review of Bostrichidae In China. The damaged part of the culm becomes powdery, and the powder is sifted from the beetle hole. Plant Quarantine, 12 6: Distribution Top of page D.


The damaging habits of D. Integrated dinoderud of bamboo forest insect pests.

Occurrence of Bostrychidae in house buildings and its control. Some beetle holes are left on the bamboo and a great quantity of tunnels may be present at high densities of D.

Woodruff, ; Baker, This method takes a long time and culms treated in this way tend to blacken Xu Tiansen, Part II steaming and quenching and double diffusion. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Mnutus, 11 1: Teretrius nigrescens Rees,Denops albofasciata Borgemeister et al. Protection of pulp-bamboo in outside storage.

Dinoderus minutus

Entomological Knowledge, 23 2: The large amount of information relates to China and South Asia, the main areas of distribution of Minuths. Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service.

Science for Conservation, No. However, the most important pest of bamboo under storage conditions is the ghoon borer, D.

The head is covered by the prothorax, so that it cannot be seen when viewed dorsally. Bamboo under storage, either as culms or as finished products, is very susceptible to damage by insects.

Also a great quantity of beetle holes will be left on the surface of the culms. Also the symptoms of defoliation wood powder ejected from the beetle hole is the most obvious reveal larval feeding or adults. Liu, a ; Liu, b ; Chu and Zhang, Eggs The eggs are spindle-shaped or elongate-oval, very small, milky-white, and nearly transparent. Notes on bostrychid borers on bamboos. Insect pest of bamboos and their control. There are many tiny punctures on the head, which is small and black.


Bamboo Powderpost Borer, Ghoon Borer 1.

Ghoon borer

There are a few predators reported to attack D. Minugus Knowledge, 2 5: The adults have a strong ability for pesticide resistance and have no phototactic reaction toward light Li Yanwen et al. Practical Forestry Dinoverus, 6: Selecting the best option depends on a number of factors, such as the severity of infestation, the location of infestation, potential for reinfestation, and cost of treatment Plank, ; Xu Tiansen, ; Kumar et al.

Biology and Ecology Top of page The biology and ecology of D. Chinese Science Bulletin, Contributors own the copyright to and are solely responsible for contributed content. Liu, a ; Liu, mknutus ; Xiao, In storage yards, stacks with immature culms are the starting points for attack and the bamboo is often converted to dust. Plant Quarantine, 17 3: