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University of California - Santa Barbara

Hemlock Woolly Aldegid

Caption: This shows high densities of the hemlock woolly adelgid, an insect native to East Asia that feeds by sucking sap from hemlock trees. In North America, it poses a major threat to eastern and Carolina hemlocks.

Credit: University of California Santa Barbara

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