European house borer images

Page last updated: Tuesday, 31 October 2017 - 11:01am

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

EHB detection can be improved by viewing the range of images provided and becoming familiar with what to look out for around your property.

The appearance of EHB larvae and beetles may vary according to the circumstances in which they are discovered. The images provided, taken both in the laboratory and the natural environment, offer a number of views for comparison.

EHB Larvae

EHB larvae have distinctive mouth parts
EHB larvae have distinctive mouth parts      
EHB larvae tunnelling through pinewood
EHB larvae tunnelling through pinewood       
EHB larvae next to a five cent piece
EHB larvae next to a five cent piece        
Close-up of EHB larvae
Close-up of EHB larvae         
EHB create tunnels in pinewood
EHB create tunnels in pinewood          
EHB larvae behind glass demonstrate how larvae create long tunnels packed with frass
EHB larvae behind glass demonstrate how larvae create long tunnels packed with frass          

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