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Offline Seavee

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Bug ID
« on: November 05, 2017, 12:11:31 pm »
can someone help identify these bugs in fresh cut pine.
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Re: Bug ID
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2017, 01:30:07 pm »
I would guess southern pine beetle.
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Re: Bug ID
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2017, 07:23:57 pm »
Those are ambrosia beetles.  When the moisture content gets below about 20% they will leave the wood.  The "horns" on the rear are an identifying characteristic. 

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Re: Bug ID
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2017, 08:07:06 pm »
Are those in a soft wood?  yellow pine  maybe?

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Re: Bug ID
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2017, 08:26:28 pm »
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