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EENY356: Black Turpentine Beetle, Dendroctonus terebrans (Olivier) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)

Figure 3. The adult black turpentine beetle, Dendroctonus terebrans (Olivier), (right) is 5 to 8 mm in length, much larger than the southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann, (left). A grain of rice (middle) is inserted for size comparison.

Credit: Southern Forest Insect Work Conference Archives,