Wharf Borer Beetle (nacerdes melanura) You won’t see these little chaps very often!

Wharf borer beetle (Nacerdes melanura) only thrive in very damp and decayed softwoods and hardwoods. As the name suggests they are often found in wharf timbers or other timbers that are submerged in water. In a property, you will usually find them in cellars and very damp subfloors. These ‘infestations’ are not uncommon in parts of Kingston Upon Hull due to its proximity to sea level

Wharf borer beetle Larva

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Not the most attractive of chaps to have crawling around your house.

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