Subject: I found a bug in my house near some firewood
January 18, 2013 8:15 pm
Its a white bug seems if u can see its insides which are black but not many. Its all white with a big head and small black eyes. It seems to be about 2 inches long. It looks like a worm.
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This is a Flathead Borer, the larva of a wood boring beetle in the family Buprestidae. Adults are often brightly colored with metallic elytra, and they are called Metallic Borer Beetles or Jewel Beetles. It is impossible for us to determine the exact species. You do not need to worry about this larva feeding on your furniture, though there are reports of adult beetles emerging from milled wood and furniture as many as fifty years after the wood was harvested. You can see more images of Flathead Borers on BugGuide.