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Old 01-06-2019, 01:54 PM
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Found this in a pine stump I'm removing. Thought it was a queen termite, but there were at least 4 in the stump. Is it a queen and would there be more than one queen?
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Old 01-06-2019, 01:57 PM
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Grub?
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Old 01-06-2019, 02:00 PM
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While similar looking, I do not believe that is a termite queen. If I'm not mistaken back from my "Orkin" days, Queen termites have stumpy legs, and are much flatter.

Like post above.....A lrg grub.
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Looks like wood-boring beetle larvae.
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I’d go with a Wood Borer Grub
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I’ll never handle a $20 bill again
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Don't worry about the $20, I'll take care of that
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Bait.


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Bait.
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Wood borer makes sense and the tunnels are 1/2" around.
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$20 if ya eat it
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$20 if ya eat it
I already have a $20, but thanks for the opportunity to increase my wealth and waistline.
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Can't see his head well enough to be sure but it looks like a Sawyer worm.
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Survivor Man ate one of those and it squirted like a zit. There ain't enough Tobasco in Louisiana.
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saute in butter and serve over grits.
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Whatever it is, put it on a hook and cast it out.

Looks like damn good bait to me.
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Emerald ash borer.
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can you train them to put holes where you want them in any wood?
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It doesn't look exactly like my pine borers, but similar. I can hear those things munching on my pine trees as I walk past. Once I hear them, it is too late and I will have to be using a chain saw soon. I have not had any luck with insecticide drench on trees where I hear them. They continue to eat and grow on the wood stacked on my woodpile, so I have to burn the wood before they morph into adults. If they are just under the bark and get exposed during handling, my chickens make a feast of them.
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Lol. I always wash my hands after touching money. I have seen strippers do the nastiest things with a dollar bill. A grub on a twenty doesn’t even come close.
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