Observation 132543: Non-fungal

When: 2013-04-27

Collection location: Pogonip Open Space Reserve, Santa Cruz, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Thomas Laxton (Tao)

No specimen available


The beetle causing all this mess. I believe a California fivespined ips.

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Darv your right.
By: Thomas Laxton (Tao)
2013-04-29 04:28:16 CEST (+0200)

I went back to check the spot and before I got there I found another tree with the same affliction. I looked around and finally found one small beetle. I got a shot of the culprit and have posted it.

By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2013-04-28 23:28:45 CEST (+0200)

Wood boring beetles push out floss that looks similar to these photos.

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