bamboo powder-post beetle

noun

: an auger beetle (Dinoderus minutus) that is blackish with yellow markings on the elytra, green on the thorax, and red on the antenna bases and that bores in bamboo and in the southern U.S. attacks stored grain

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“Bamboo powder-post beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bamboo%20powder-post%20beetle. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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