Black Turpentine Beetle

Black Turpentine Beetle (Dendroctonus terebrans) - Adult black turpentine beetles are ¼” to ⅜” long and dark brown or black. This beetle may be confused with Ips bark beetles, but is larger, more heavily bodied, and does not have a scooped out and spined posterior. Creamy white larvae are very small with a reddish-brown head, and are approximately ⅓” long. The yellowish-white pupae are about ¼” in length



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