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Life cyle of bark beetle Life cycle of mountain pine beetle.
Larval stage
Larva and adult stage
Adult mountain pine beetles
Close up of adult mountain pine beetle.
Close up of adult mountain pine beetle.
Close up of adult mountain pine beetle preparing to fly.
treetrnknewsm.jpg (3297 bytes) Trunk of lodgepole pine showing "pitch tubes" from a mountain pine beetle attack.
Base of mass attacked lodgepole pine showing pitch tubes and frass.
Base of lodgepole pine showing boring dust and frass.
Mountain Pine Beetle galleries with larva visible.
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Ground view of crown of lodgepole pine killed by mountain pine beetle.
Ground view of crown of lodgepole pine killed by mountain pine beetle
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Aerial view of extensive attack by mountain pine beetle.
Aerial view of attack by mountain pine beetle on a hillside.
Ground shot of clumpof Mountain Pine Beetle killed trees in Nelson region.
Secondary structure after MPB attack Lodgepole pine secondary structure after MPB attack in the Tweedsmuir area.
Secondary structure after MPB attack Subalpine fir secondary structure after MPB attack in the Tweedsmuir area.