Raspberry beetle

The grubs of raspberry beetle can damage the fruits of raspberry, blackberry and other cane fruits.

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Raspberry beetle (Byturus tomentosus) on Loganberry (Rubus hybrid). Credit: RHS/Entomology.

Quick facts

Common name: Raspberry beetle
Scientific name: Byturus tomentosus
Plants affected: Raspberry, blackberry, tayberry, loganberry
Main symptoms:  Fruits have dried up patches; may contain beetle grubs 
Most active: June to August

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