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P Dampwood Termites in Sitka Spruce

Zootermopsis angusticollis in Picea sitchensis


Pacific dampwood termites swarm in the evening in late summer through fall, they infect damp wood andare not as injurious as drywood termites. This sitka spruce is growing, and as the termites continue to hollow the trunk, grows new growth around the damage to buttress itself

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Lakeside, Oregon, USA

Spotted on Nov 23, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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