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Bark beetles associated with killed Virginia pine (Pinus virginiana Mill.) in Patrick County, Virginia
Killed Virginia pine, (Pinus virginiana Mill.), held
in the vertical position, attracted 99.65 percent of the
insects in the families Scolytidae, Cerambycidae, Curculionidae,
and Buprestidae. The remaining 0.35 percent were
collected from nontreated control trees. The dominant
insect species were analyzed regarding seasonal abundance
and specificity in selecting suitable host material.