Fig tree borer / Willow borer (Eng.), Vyeboomboorder / Wilgerboorder (Afr.)
Can cause extensive damage and mortality of fig trees and willow trees.
A large black-grey longhorn beetle which are common pests on fig trees and willow trees. Females bore into the trunks and lay eggs. The larvae emerge and feed inside the tree and move towards the core of the trunk. Many people have lost many trees due to these beetles.