Subject: Bug Found in trunk of dead pine tree
Geographic location of the bug: State of Connecticut
Time: 12:33 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Trying to identify bug that was burrowing in the lower trunk of a dead pine tree. The photos were taken last week.
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This is a species of Wood Wasp known as a White Horned Horntail, Uroceros albicornus, which we confirmed on BugGuide. According to BugGuide: “hosts include fir, larch, spruce, pine, Douglas-fir, hemlock, and western red cedar.“
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