How to Identify Common Insect Associates
of the Southern Pine Beetle
Southern Pine Beetle Handbook
United States Department of Agriculture, Combined Forest Pest Research and Development Program, Southern Pine Beetle Handbook, Agriculture Handbook No. 563. 1980.
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Sciaridae: Sciarids (figs. 46, 47) are small (1.4-1.7 mm), delicate flies and are usually gray to black. Antennae are long and many-segmented. Eyes are dark and the abdomen pointed. Wings (fig. 46A) have no cells or cross veins in the middle, but each wing has a distinctly forked vein. The larva (fig. 46B) has a complete head capsule and soft skin.
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