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Hickory Bark Beetles

Hickory Bark Beetles
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They are small brownish/black beetleā€™s that tunnel in and out of a tree's wood. The female beetle bores into the trunk and large branches to lay her eggs. A female will deposit up to 60 eggs per tunnel and plug up the hole with excrement. The eggs hatch in approximately 15 days, and the larvae begin to burrow into the tree's wood as soon as they hatch.