Big Scary-Looking Bug
This beetle can kill your palo verde tree
The Palo Verde beetle (Derobrachus geminatus) is one big beetle at 3 1/2 inches long. Summer monsoon time in the desert is mating time for the Palo Verde beetle. So, cialis for sale you’ll see it out looking for other beetles. A few interesting facts about this beetle are that they can fly but not very well. And, sovaldi they don’t eat once they are adults. They survive on the energy reserves they have from when they were a grub for about one month and then die. They’re generally not harmful to people but can bite if they are threatened. So, try don’t get too close to them.
The grubs of the Palo Verde beetle live underground for up to three years eating the roots of Palo Verde trees. You often don’t know there’s an infestation of this beetle until the damage has gotten to a point where it kills the tree. They don’t transmit disease to the tree but damage the tree from eating the roots and this kills the tree. If you see grubs around your Palo Verde tree roots when digging, you probably have a problem with them. As with most insects and diseases, they are more likely to attack stressed trees. Keeping your trees healthy is the best way to keep the beetles from killing them.
If you’re a motorcycle rider make sure to keep your face shield down during the summer when riding. Getting hit in the face with one of these bugs can be very painful.