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Hemlock wooly adelgid

Adelges tsugae

Description:

Hemlock tree with evidence of wooly adelgid infestation. The white tufts are egg sacs that will hatch larvae in the spring.

Habitat:

Upland forest in the Wolf Hill conservation land, Smithfield, RI.

Notes:

Hemlock was part of an upland oak forest. Few other hemlocks were seen.

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TimTwohig
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TimTwohig

Providence, Rhode Island, USA

Spotted on Feb 17, 2012
Submitted on Feb 19, 2012

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