pine sawyer

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Related to pine sawyer: Monochamus
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Noun1.pine sawyer - large beetle whose larvae bore holes in pine treespine sawyer - large beetle whose larvae bore holes in pine trees
genus Monochamus, Monochamus - sawyer beetles
sawyer beetle, sawyer - any of several beetles whose larvae bore holes in dead or dying trees especially conifers
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Nematodes microscopic parasites that live in beetles and can kill trees have also been detected in some of the Japanese pine sawyer beetles.
Department of Agriculture left a message yesterday assuring him that, based on a photograph published in the Telegram & Gazette, the insect was a whitespotted pine sawyer beetle, not the invasive Asian longhorned beetle that has led to a massive eradication effort in Worcester.
People living in Royalston and Charlton each thought they had an Asian longhorned beetle cruising through their yards today, but now believe they have a look-alike insect known as the whitespotted pine sawyer beetle.