Beetles in New York

New York has several beetle species, mainly in Upstate NY, the largest being the Asian long-horned beetle. The most commonly found pests here include the smaller species like the black carpet, confused flour, and furniture beetles infesting clothes, cereals, and upholstered furniture. Another small beetle, the emerald ash borer, is also found here, known to cause a lot of damage to ash trees.

Beetles in New York (NY)

Largest Beetles: Asian Long-horned Beetle, Green June Beetle

Smallest Beetles: Black Carpet Beetle, Confused Flour Beetle, Furniture Carpet Beetle

Common Beetles: Black Carpet Beetle, Furniture Carpet Beetle, Confused Flour Beetle

Longhorn Beetles

  • Asian Long-horned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis)
  • Pine Sawyer Beetle (Monochamus galloprovincialis)
  • Brown Prionid Beetle (Orthosoma brunneum)
  • Sugar Maple Borer Beetle (Glycobius speciosus)
  • Elderberry Borer Beetle (Desmocerus palliatus)
  • Red-femured Milkweed Beetle (Tetraopes femoratus)

Jewel Beetles

Ground Beetles

Predaceous Diving Beetles

  • Harris’ Diving Beetle (Dytiscus harrisii)

Water Scavenger Beetles

  • Giant Black Water Beetle (Hydrophilus triangularis)

Carrion Beetles

Rove Beetles

  • Brown Rove Beetle (Staphylinus maculosus)

Scarab Beetles

  • Green June Beetle (Cotinis nitida)

Darkling Beetles

  • Horned Fungus Beetle (Bolitotherus cornutus)
  • Confused Flour Beetle (Tribolium confusum)

True Weevils

  • White Pine Weevil (Pissodes strobi)
  • Alfalfa Snout Beetle (Hypera postica)

Straight-snouted Weevils

  • Oak Timber Worm Beetle (Arrenodes minutus)

Leaf Beetles

Ladybird Beetles

Skin Beetles

  • Black Carpet Beetle (Attagenus unicolor)
  • Furniture Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus flavipes)

Stag Beetles