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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Detection and Inspection Top mintus page The larvae and adults can be detected by the careful inspection of newly-felled culms or some bamboo products, such as houses and furniture.

Contributors own the copyright to and are solely responsible for contributed content. Cinoderus of Sichuan Forestry Science and Technology, Pupae The pupa is almost spindle-shaped, approximately 2. Notes on some Hawaiian insects. Continuing to use www.

Dinoderus minutus – Wikispecies

Current status of pests of bamboos in India. The adult beetles burrow into felled culms through wounds, cracks and cut ends, and make horizontal tunnels along the fibrovascular tissues of the culms; the larvae make longitudinal tunnels.

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Liu, a ; Liu, b ; Minuus and Zhang, minutuus We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. Photos of insects and people from the gathering in ArizonaJuly Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Alabama Photos of insects and people from the gathering in Iowa Photos from the Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa Photos from the gathering in Washington.


Reviews of studies on control measures against bamboo insect pests in China. Contributors own the copyright to and are solely responsible for contributed content. Impact Top of page Insects that cause damage to felled culm and finished products are probably the most dinodsrus and serious pests in the Asian bamboo industry.

Bostrichidae: Dinoderus minutus

Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Sciences, 10 2: Spathius bisignatus [Platyspathius dinoderi] and Spathius vulnificus parasitize the eggs of D. The damaged part of the culm becomes powdery, and the powder is sifted from the beetle hole. These natural enemies minutjs be relied upon as an effective control method, although they can cause high mortality of the borers.

Mori and Hideo reported that the two low-toxicity organophosphorus insecticides prothiophos and phoxim, were more effective than organochlorine ones for the preservation of bamboo materials against fungi and boring pests.

It can also feed on dry cassava Mathew and Nair, Studies of reasonable application of insecticide to control and cure the bamboo and bamboo wares damaged by Dinoderus minutus.

Contributed by Phillip Harpootlian on 25 November, – 4: Department of Agriculture, The revised list of insect pests on bamboos in China. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Preliminary study on life cycle of Dinoderus minutus Fab. Damages usually result in the loss of large amounts of raw materials or in the destruction of finished bamboo products. The incidence of borer ghoon attack on felled Bamboos – some investigations and observations.

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Dinoderus minutus

Studies on the minutsu of green bamboos by stepping [steeping] and sap-displacement methods. Moreover, culms felled at a young age are more seriously damaged than those grown for 3 to 4 years.

Bamboo Powderpost Borer, Ghoon Borer 1. The damaging habits of D. Indian Forest Bulletin, No.

mibutus The adults and larvae can be found at any given time of the year and overwintering is not distinct, although they are less active in cold winters.

The biology and ecology of D.

Ghoon borer

Entomological Knowledge, 23 2: Sulthoni reported treating dried bamboo splits by immersing them in diesel oil as a simple and cheap mknutus of bamboo preservation. Plant Quarantine, 14 2: Flensburg et Lipsiae in in officina Libraria Kortii. Neotropical Entomology, 31 2: In China, it can be detected in many cities, except a few cities in the north Singh, ; Sandhu, ; Singh and Bhandhari, ; Xu Tiansen et al.

Also a great quantity of beetle holes will be left on the surface of the culms.