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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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Dinoderus minutus

Bostrichidaean important pest of stored cassava: There are several options for the control of D. The adults and larvae can be found at any given time of the year and overwintering is not dinodsrus, although they are less active in cold winters.

This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible. A female can lay approximately 20 eggs. Contributed by Phillip Harpootlian on 25 November, – 4: However, the most important pest of bamboo under storage conditions is the ghoon borer, D.


A pest of bamboo, cane, and sometimes dry stored foods 2 3 4 ; mintus bamboo usually not attacked 1.

Therefore in many open ports, D. Occurrence of Bostrychidae in house buildings and its control. The antennae are ten-segmented and lamellate. An identification guide Bousquet Y. Some advanced microwave and infrared techniques have recently been developed for killing the borers in bamboo culms Yao Kang et al.

Damages usually result in the loss of large amounts of raw materials or in the destruction of finished bamboo products. Bostrychid borers detected in plant quarantining. It occurs in almost all the South Asia countries. Chemical Control Chemical treatment using various insecticides and preservatives has been the most widely used method in controlling post-harvest pests of bamboos, including D.

Biological Control There are a few predators reported that can be used to control D. The damaged part of the culm becomes powdery, and the powder is sifted from the beetle hole.

Ghoon borer

The bionomics of Dinoderus minutus. Journal of Fujian Agricultural College, 1: Handbook of urban insects and arachnids: Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region.


A handbook of urban entomology Robinson W.

Bostrichidae is a small family with approximately species in seven subfamilies and 80 genera R Booth, NHM, London, UK, personal communication, Integrated control of bamboo forest insect pests. Mathew and Nair reported that finished products made of reed or bamboo, such as mats, baskets, curtains, etc.

bamboo borer (Dinoderus minutus)

Sichuan Journal of Zoology, 19 4: The damaged part of the culm becomes powdery, and the powder is sifted from the beetle hole.

Notes on bostrychid borers on bamboos. Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank Like most websites we use cookies.

Journal of the Indian Academy of Wood Science, 11 1: Journal of Fujian Forestry Science and Technology, 21 1: The Bostrychidae found in Hawaii Coleoptera. An annotated list minufus Cleridae and Thanerocleridae Coleoptera of Israel.

The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.