pest photo

Jerry A. Payne, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
Carpenter worm
Chilecomadia valdiviana

Carpenter worm (Chilecomadia valdiviana) is an insect pest of hardwood and fruit trees. It is a native of Argentina and Chile.

Boring large holes into tree trunks, these larvae feed in living trees. Transportation is possible through international log trade.
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