chestnut borer


: an insect that bores in the wood of the chestnut tree
specifically : a small blue-black yellow-striped beetle (Agrilus bilineatus) having a flattened larva that bores in various deciduous trees

called also two-lined chestnut borer

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“Chestnut borer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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