Mike Chester mike at
Wed Apr 25 09:24:39 BST 2007

--- In bellhistorians at, "Andrew Higson" <andrew-
higson at ...> wrote:
> I looked at a bellframe today with an active infestation. The bore 
> are about 3-4mm diameter. Grub is grey - not sure how long cos I'm
> squeamish and the beetle had a turquoise sheen to its shell.

No expert, just a Google search!  I am assuming that you have come 
across the normal diggers, such as BWB and weevils.  The bellframe 
isn't in Surrey/Berks by any chance?

There is a House Longhorn Beetle that is migrating here, see or

Picture of grub at

It is a pest that must be notified to the authorities.



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