Sitka spruce beetle

noun

Definition of Sitka spruce beetle

: a bark beetle (Dendroctonus obesus) the larva of which is a serious pest on Sitka spruce in northwestern North America

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“Sitka spruce beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sitka%20spruce%20beetle. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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