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Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Galleries I found a larva and 2 adults under the bark of this ash tree. This photo shows the galleries made by the larvae as they feed. There&#039;s also an exit hole near the top of the photo.<br />
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Habitat: Ash; deciduous forest<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109623/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_exit_hole.html" title="Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Exit Hole"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/109623_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1622073610&Signature=gFIDwUAkOrMYi33maQ6yCidkQO4%3D" width="200" height="140" alt="Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Exit Hole I found a larva and 2 adults under the bark of this ash tree. This photo shows the characteristic D-shaped exit hole that adults make.<br />
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Habitat: Ash; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109625/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109624/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109621/emerald_ash_borer_larva_-_agrilus_planipennis.html" title="Emerald Ash Borer Larva - Agrilus planipennis"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/109621_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1622073610&Signature=8XZIXQK3m3HdYd7NsDnuspO3vQ4%3D" width="200" height="128" alt="Emerald Ash Borer Larva - Agrilus planipennis I found this larva under the bark of an ash tree. I accidentally killed it while trying to extract it. It&#039;s a highly destructive, invasive species.<br />
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Habitat: Ash; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109622/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_galleries.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109623/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_exit_hole.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109624/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109625/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html Agrilus,Agrilus planipennis,Agrilus planipennis larva,Emerald Ash Borer larva,Emerald ash borer,Geotagged,United States,Winter,beetle,beetle larva,larva" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109624/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html" title="Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/109624_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1622073610&Signature=XsHrUrv4SAk2kLCcND6l201ry5w%3D" width="138" height="152" alt="Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Both adults that I found were dead and were in the process of chewing their way out of the tree when they died. I don&#039;t know why they didn&#039;t make it and if this is a common thing. Maybe they died from predation? I&#039;m really not sure.<br />
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Habitat: Ash tree; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109625/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109623/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_exit_hole.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109622/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_galleries.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109621/emerald_ash_borer_larva_-_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
 Agrilus planipennis,Emerald ash borer,Geotagged,United States,Winter,beetle" /></a></figure><br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109625/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html" title="Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3232/109625_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1622073610&Signature=x4Haa0ERkfx5bAfm0kFrBeHohtc%3D" width="200" height="140" alt="Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Both adults that I found were dead and were in the process of chewing their way out of the tree when they died. I don&#039;t know why they didn&#039;t make it and if this is a common thing. Maybe they died from predation? I&#039;m really not sure.<br />
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Habitat: Ash tree; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109624/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109623/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_exit_hole.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109622/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_galleries.html<br />
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Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Galleries

I found a larva and 2 adults under the bark of this ash tree. This photo shows the galleries made by the larvae as they feed. There's also an exit hole near the top of the photo.

Habitat: Ash; deciduous forest

Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Exit Hole I found a larva and 2 adults under the bark of this ash tree. This photo shows the characteristic D-shaped exit hole that adults make.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Ash; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109625/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109624/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109622/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_galleries.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109621/emerald_ash_borer_larva_-_agrilus_planipennis.html Agrilus planipennis,Emerald ash borer,Geotagged,United States,Winter,beetle,beetle exit hole

Emerald Ash Borer Larva - Agrilus planipennis I found this larva under the bark of an ash tree. I accidentally killed it while trying to extract it. It's a highly destructive, invasive species.<br />
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Habitat: Ash; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109622/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_galleries.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109623/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_exit_hole.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109624/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
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Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Both adults that I found were dead and were in the process of chewing their way out of the tree when they died. I don't know why they didn't make it and if this is a common thing. Maybe they died from predation? I'm really not sure.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Ash tree; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109625/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109623/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_exit_hole.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109622/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_galleries.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109621/emerald_ash_borer_larva_-_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
 Agrilus planipennis,Emerald ash borer,Geotagged,United States,Winter,beetle

Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis) Both adults that I found were dead and were in the process of chewing their way out of the tree when they died. I don't know why they didn't make it and if this is a common thing. Maybe they died from predation? I'm really not sure.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Ash tree; deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109624/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109623/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_exit_hole.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109622/emerald_ash_borer_agrilus_planipennis_galleries.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/109621/emerald_ash_borer_larva_-_agrilus_planipennis.html Agrilus planipennis,Emerald ash borer,Geotagged,United States,Winter

    comments (4)

  1. That is a bit of modern art. Posted one month ago
    1. For sure. Who knew beetle larvae were so artistic! Posted one month ago
  2. Harmful as the species is, love the photo. Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks. It was a cool find because I had never seen the adults before-- just the damage done by the larvae. Posted one month ago

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Uploaded Feb 26, 2021. Captured Feb 25, 2021 16:37 in 281 Main St S, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/790s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm