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Western Sculptured Pine Borer

Chalcophora angulicollis

Description:

A relatively large wood-boring beetle about 30 mm in length. Greyish brown and black markings with an iridescent bronze luster that is mostly on the underside. Very noisy flyers.

Habitat:

Spotted in Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir dominant coniferous forest in eastern Washington.

Notes:

Adults feed on pine needles, but larvae feed on the wood inside.

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Brian38
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Brian38

Cle Elum, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 3, 2021
Submitted on Jun 4, 2021

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