Host:ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa var. ponderosa
C. Lawson) Descriptor: Damage Description: Adult excavating tunnel. Although this tree is still producing pitch, it has been heavily attacked by mountain pine beetle, and this adult beetle is excavating a larval gallery, treading the oozing pitch.
Image type: Field Image location: United States
Specimen in collection: No Specimen Condition: Identification Method: