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  • The distribution of many groups of beetles is restricted in correspondence with their habits; the Cerambycidae (longhorns), whose larvae are wood-borers, are absent from timberless regions, and most abundant in the great tropical forests.
  • All fruit trees should be gone over for borers before cold weather sets in; they also should have been gone over for the same purpose in May and June.
  • The trunks make good piles for wharves, &c., as the wood resists the attacks of borers; the leaves are used for thatching.
 
 

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