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Bronze poplar borer
- "D" shaped exit holes present in affected branches
- Branch die back and death caused by larvae feeding under bark
- Creates serpentine S-shaped galleries underneath bark
- Adults have black bodies with a tinge of metallic green; approximately 3/8th inch long
- Larvae are whitish, slender, 1- 1 ½ inch long with 2 dark brown tail-like structures at the end of the body
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- Holes in bark filled with stringy sawdust or at base of tree
- Brown stain streak below holes formed by longhorned beetle under bark
- Fully-grown larvae up to 1 1/2 inch long; creamy-white and legless
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