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Ambrosia beetle Xyleborus ferrungineus

September 2022 (approx.)

Detailed Description

The  invasive ambrosia beetle Xyleborus ferrungineus, which produces the most frass from Rapid ōhiʽa  Death infected ōhiʽa trees. Frass is beetle by-product containing wood particles, dead beetle parts, and feces. PC: K. Roy, 2022.


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Photo provided by USGS scientist Kylle Roy.