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EENY311: Black Twig Borer, Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Figure 2. Dorsal view of adult female black twig borer, Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff), with her brood in a chamber. The white fungus growing on the chamber wall is food for the larvae and adults.

Credit: Photograph by: Lyle J. Buss, University of Florida