western balsam bark beetle (Dryocoetes confusus ) on fir (Abies spp. ) - 1241478

western balsam bark beetle
Dryocoetes confusus Swaine, 1912

Host: fir (Abies spp. P. Mill.)
Descriptor: Galleries
Description: The distinctive gallery pattern results from the male excacating a central nuptial chamber from which the several females radiate out to produce their egg galleries.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Scott Tunnock
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1241478

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Image Information last updated on Thursday, May 26, 2011