Cottonwood Borer Bite: Is It Poisonous? Fact Check and Safety Tips

The cottonwood borer (Plectrodera scalator) is a type of longhorned beetle known for infesting trees like cottonwood, poplar, and willow. Adult cottonwood borers have a distinct black and white pattern and can grow up to 1.5 inches in length. Their larvae are large, white, and deeply segmented grubs that can reach nearly 2 inches when … Read more