Exotic Pest Reporting
Jerry A. Payne, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org
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.
09/10/2018 - Emeralds only part of this boring story