hickory bark beetle

noun

variants or less commonly hickory bark borer
: a small beetle (Scolytus quadrispinosus) that burrows beneath the bark of various hickories

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“Hickory bark beetle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hickory%20bark%20beetle. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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