Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Common timber pests of Bangladesh and their management.

Abstract

This publication deals with the description, host record, nature of damage, biology and management of the common timber pests in Bangladesh, including ambrosia beetles (Platypus solidus and Xyleborus interjectus), bark beetle (Sphaerotrypes siwalikensis), longhorn beetle (Batocera rufomaculata), flathead borer (Belionota prasina), cylindrical powderpost beetle (Heterobostrychus aequalis), flattened powderpost beetle (Lyctus brunneus), bamboo borer (Dinoderus spp.), termites (Coptotermes spp., Cryptotermes spp., Neotermes spp. Odontotermes spp. and Microcerotermes spp.), carpenter bees (Xylocopa spp.), shipworms (Teredo spp. and Bankia spp.), gribbles (Limnoria spp.) and pill bugs (Sphaeroma spp.).