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Common Furniture Beetle

Anobium punctatum


Common Furniture Beetle
  • Adult 3–4mm in length. Thorax is significantly humped concealing the head.
  • Larva – usually concealed in wood.


  • The adult female will lay up to 80 eggs in cracks or old flight holes in timber and dead trees.
  • The larva will live for 3 to 5 years boring through the timber before emerging to breed.


  • Not regarded as a pest of stored products, but is timber related.
  • Infests both hardwoods and softwoods.
  • Flies actively in warm sunny weather.

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