Hawaii is known for its increased population of beetles belonging to the scarab family. One of the invasive pests here is the coconut rhinoceros beetle, detected in 2013, December primarily attacking coconut palms, causing immense damage. Another rhinoceros beetle species is the African rhinoceros beetle, known for heavy infestation.
The beetles of the longhorn family are also no less in damaging plants; the Queensland Longhorn Beetle introduced here about a decade ago being high on the list. Among other pests, the grain beetle species like rice weevils, cigarette beetles, and so mostly imported through shipments, also dwell here primarily found in cereals and other foodstuffs.
Largest Beetles: Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle, African Rhinoceros Beetle