Massachusetts has some unique beetle species living here of which the northeastern sawyer beetle is the largest followed by the Asian longhorn beetle. The Japanese cedar longhorn beetle, smaller than the Asian longhorn feeds on dead and decayed trees. The moderately-sized black and orange, scarlet lily beetle found here infest lilies, while the brown drugstore beetle, as well as the carpet beetles, are house pests.
Largest Beetles: Northeastern Sawyer Beetle, Asian Longhorn Beetle, Japanese Beetle
Here is the list of beetles found in Massachusetts arranged in order of the family they belong to.
• Emerald Ash Borer Beetle (Agrilus planipennis)
• Black Carpet Beetle (Attagenus unicolor)
• Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci)
• Drugstore Beetle (Stegobium paniceum)