The term woodboring beetle encompasses many species and families of beetles whose larval or adult forms eat and destroy wood. These beetles are difficult to control their life cycle mostly takes places in a conceal area. The majority of furniture in Indian hosehold is made up of wood or composites of wood. These powder post beetle are 2.0 to 24.0 mm in length and are reddish brown to black inn colour. The larva is white and C shaped with no spines on the body. The life cycle lasts a year.