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key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage

Arthur L. Antonelli

key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage

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Published by Washington State University Cooperative Extension in [Pullman] .
Written in English

  • Wood -- Northwest, Pacific -- Deterioration,
  • Wood borers -- Northwest, Pacific -- Identification,
  • Insect pests -- Northwest, Pacific -- Identification,
  • Pests -- Northwest, Pacific -- Identification

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by Art Antonelli, Terry Whitworth, and Gary Thomasson].
    SeriesEB -- 1814., Extension bulletin (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension) -- 1814.
    ContributionsWhitworth, Terry L., Thomasson, Gary L., Hobbs, Kenneth Rollin., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17608618M

    One story, wood framed condominium. Limited to Kitchen sink the interior only. General Description: Other Tags Posted Inspection Tag Posted Diagram Not To Scale FRONT 2B 2A 2C 2D WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISM INSPECTION REPORT Sharon Park Drive # Menlo Park Building No. Street City ZIP Date of Inspection Number of Pages. Wood Destroying Insects Beyond Termites: Wood Eating Ants, Carpenter Bees and More. When it comes to wood destruction, termites get all the attention—and deservedly so. But there are other species of insects that can also inflict major damage on your home before you know it: carpenter ants, carpenter bees, and wood boring beetles are notorious for wreaking havoc and causing headaches from. Structural pest inspections are extremely important and their value is oftentimes significantly underestimated. Wood destroying pests can severely damage the structural integrity of any building, causing thousands in damage. The most common wood-destroying organisms include carpenter ants, termites, wood infesting beetles, and rot fungus. WOOD DESTROYING PEST INSPECTION AND ALLOCATION OF COST ADDENDUM (C.A.R. Form WPA, Revised 4/10) This is an addendum to the WOOD DESTROYING PEST INSPECTION AND ALLOCATION OF COST ADDENDUM (WPA PAGE 1 OF 1) This form is available for use by the entire real estate industry. It is not intended to identify the user as a REALTOR®.

    This damage was not caused by wood destroying organisms. A proper tradesman should be contacted to inspect and repair if deemed necessary by parties involved. See #1 on diagram. NOTE: Cosmetic Damage noted at time of inspection to deck flooring as indicated on the diagram as #2. NOTE: Cosmetic Damage is not caused by wood destroying organisms.

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key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage by Arthur L. Antonelli Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A key to identification of Pacific Northwest wood-destroying pests based on wood damage. [Arthur L Antonelli; Terry L Whitworth; Daniel Suomi; Washington State University.

Extension.; United States. Department of Agriculture.]. Pacific Northwest Wood-destroying Pests Based on Wood Damage By Art Antonelli, Terry Whitworth, and dan suomi This key addresses only symptoms (damage) and signs (such as excrement or frass) of the pests, not the pests themselves.

References at the end of this publication provide keys, pictures, and biologies of the pests causing damage. Pacific Northwest Structural and Urban Pests. Wood destroying pests, such as termites, carpenter ants, and wood boring beetles, pose a serious threat to property in our part of the country.

Some bugs just "bug" people due to their unwanted presence. While many academic and pest management web sites on the Internet focus on pests common in.

Carpenter bees drill almost perfect circles in wood. CARPENTER ANTS Carpenter ants are found throughout North America, causing damage to homes in many regions, but the humid East and Northeast are especially hard hit.

Normally, these ants seek out dead trees and decomposing wood in nature, but when homes offer moist, decaying wood, carpenter ants move in. Introducing structural, stored product, and public health pest management for professional pesticide applicators, this full-color publication discusses pests such as subterranean termites, wood-destroying beetles, wood-infesting beetles requiring no treatment, and Hymenoptera (bees, ants, and wasps) and includes measures for inspection and control.

Termites and wood destroying insects are single-handedly responsible for millions of dollars of damage to Tennessee homes every year. Nashville’s #1 Pest Protection Company Our commitment to exceptional service has made us the number one pest protection company in our area and earned us a prestigious ranking in the Top Companies in America.

Watch out: because moisture is involved in most wood destroying insect infestations (excepting drywood termites), you may find multiple sources of wood damage all together: wood rot along with termite or carpenter ant damage.

(Carpenter bees prefer more dry wood and burrow right through both winter and summer wood in a board). : Wood Destroying Insects: Wood Borers and Termites (): Creffield, J. W.: BooksCited by: -- Insects cause damage in a variety of ways --Summary: The wood-destroying insects can damage wood and other building materials in many different es, carpenter ants and several "powderpost" beetles are the most important wood-destroying pests overall.

See the reference identification table below for a list of the major, and some minor, wood-damaging pests. An introductory chapter identifies those features of wood structure, and the chemical and physical characteristics of wood, which define its engineering properties, its natural durability and its suitability for preservative treatment.

Part 1 (Microbial decay of wood) has 7 chapters describing fundamental mycology, fungal decay, effect of decay on the mechanical properties of timber, staining Cited by: Each year, over $17 billion worth of damage is caused by rot fungi in the United States.

Especially in—but not limited to—western Oregon and Washington, rot fungi causes more damage than all other pests combined. Four major categories of wood destroying fungi affect structures in the Pacific Northwest.

WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISMS INSPECTION REPORT Building No. Street City Zip Date of Inspection Number of Pages Main Street Hometown 05/05/ Finding: 3B Fungus damage was found in both sets of wood steps.

Damage has occurred due to earth to wood contact. Other Wood Destroying Pests. The three most common families of beetles in Northern California that invade and damage structural and decorative wood and furniture are the powderpost beetles (Lyctidae), deathwatch beetles (Anobiidae) and false powderpost beetles (Bostrichiade).

a key to the identification of damage caused by wood destroying organisms A biological key is a tool prepared by a specialist for students for determining names of specific or groups of organisms.

The key should be prepared with terms understood by those likely to use it. All pest inspection reports are based on the Washington State Pest Control Association reporting criteria which has been approved by the Washington State Department of Agriculture. The most prevailing wood destroying pests in the greater Seattle area include wood decay fungi (wood rot), carpenter ants, wood infesting beetles, and termites.5/5().

Wood Destroying Pests. Mike Dooley Pest Control has several options to protect your home from damage caused by wood destroying insects. Your home is one of your most valuble possessions.

Don't become a victim of wood destroying pests. Welcome to this CEU on Insect Biology: Wood Destroying Pests. My name is Tyler Pettis, director of training at Online Pest Control Courses.

As you make your way through the course, be sure to take notes on each section, as there will be a comprehensive exam at the end.5/5(47). at all, but correct identification is essential if the right treatment is to be given.

The purpose of this book is to enable recognition, on site, of the major wood destroying fungi and insects that can be found in building timbers. The information is given mainly in note form for easy reference, and. Here are a few tips for how to spot wood-destroying pests.

Termites. Habitat: The most common type, subterranean termites, cause 95% of all termite damage in North America. Found in every state except Alaska, termites are most prevalent in the South; the so-called termite belt stretches across the Southeast from Virginia to Texas.

Clues: You can suss out an infestation by poking wood with a. True wood destroying pests actually digest or eat wood. Powder post beetles (powderpost beetles) and termites are very common pests of wood and furniture.

Use the links on this page to find information for the listed pests. Each page will give basic biology, damage identification and elimination of such wood and furniture pests. Wood borers are wood damaging insect that invade and damage structural and furniture wood based on the type and moisture content of the wood.

All homes or businesses constructed of natural wood are at risk to wood borer infestations. Here are some helpful facts about Wood Borers: Adult beetles lay their eggs in wood cracks. Wood-infesting Insect Identification Guide. There are a variety of insects that infest structural timber.

Identification of the insect species is usually based on the characteristics of holes that are made and the material (frass) that is found in the holes or tunnels in the wood. The adult or larval stages can also be used to identify the type. It is virtually impossible to calculate the total destruction caused by the attack of wood destroying insects and decay because much damage is never reported or recognized as damage caused by wood destroying organisms.

In the early ’s, it was estimated that the public spent approximately billion dollars per year then to control/. Household pests include a variety of crawling insects, arachnids and rodents that enter the home to feed, nest or breed.

Some of these pests are wood destroying insects or organisms that can damage the home. Some present a health hazard by spreading bacteria or allergens in our homes.

Others may be a health hazard because they bite or sting. Female carpenter bees bore into wood and make a gallery for laying their eggs. If you don't deal with this insect, they will return year after year and use the same tunnels and make them worse. If you have oil based paint or polyurethane on the wood of your house, fence, and other wood structures, you can resist this wood chewing insect/5().

This book provides architects, engineers, builders, foresters, members of the pest control and timber industries, and the general public with a ready source of reference to the more important wood borers and termites encountered in Australia.

Many species of timber can be attacked by wood-destroying insects such as wood borers and some species of wood borer or termite, an. WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISMS INSPECTION REPORT In the event damage is found to extend further than outlined in this report at any item listed below in the course of the Inspection is limited to disclosure of wood destroying pests or organisms as set forth in the Structural Pest Control Act, Article 6, Section (b), Paragraph File Size: KB.

RECOMMENDATION: 1) Repair damage as necessary. 2) Prime to paint. * SECTION I NOTES: NOTE 1. During the course of wood repairs/replacement, Angelo Termite & Construction Co. will paint replaced material to WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISMS File Size: KB.

Whether it’s termites or fire ants, white grubs or aphids if it’s an insect pest, we’ll try to provide you with the best in science-based, pest management solutions. Check out the [email protected] section for practical information on a variety of insect topics.

If you’re a pest management professional, visit the Insects in the City blog for professionals to see what’s happening with pest. Licensing of Wood Treatment Pesticide Applicators in Florida An Oriental Wood Borer, Heterobostrychus aequalis (Waterhouse) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) Wood-Destroying Insects.

Wood and wood-based materials can be ruined by wood-destroying fungi. In and on the wood, the fungi form thread-like networks of hypha, referred to in their entirety as mycelia. As a rule, such fungi only flourish on wood or wood-based materials with a high moisture content.

A Wood Destroying Organism (WDO) Inspection Report is a written report of an inspection on a home for visible and accessible evidence of an infestation or damage by wood destroying organisms.

Usually this means subterranean or dry wood termites, but will also cover wood destroying beetles and. WOOD DESTROYING PESTS AND ORGANISMS INSPECTION REPORT Building No.

Street City Zip Date of Inspection Number of Pages Main St. Anytown CA. 06/09/ Page 3 of 12 visible after the date of inspection. For that reason, it is advisable for a buyer to obtain an inspection report as close as possible to the close of Size: KB.

Wolman > Infocenter wood > About wood pests > Wood preservation. Protection from wood pests. Wood is an extremely versatile resource which is chosen ahead of other raw materials because it is sustainable, as well as having many other assets.

As a natural product, it is subject to decomposition. These pests silently and almost invisibly consume wood. Some estimates put the damage caused by these creatures at more than $1 billion a year.

It is often difficult for a homeowner to spot these pests and professional inspections every few years can prevent huge problems down the road. King of the House Home Inspection's Pacific Northwest Wood Destroying Organism (WDO) Quiz.

The damage to this cellulose-based hardboard siding is the result of which WDO?. Some entomologists suggest that the pest is more likely to tunnel in foam insulation (see photo) than in wood. The ant shown is in the species known as the. The Wood Destroying Insects (WDI) report, which may also be referred to as the NPMA, is commonly ordered during a real estate transaction.

This report reveals the findings of termite activity. In some cases, the report may be required by a mortgage company or real estate lender/5(). Based on a careful visual inspection of the readily accessible areas of the structure(s) inspected: A. No visible evidence of wood destroying insects was observed.

Visible evidence of wood destroying insects was observed as follows: 1. Live insects (description and location): 2. Northwest-Wood Destroying Pest Identification Key, by A.

Antonelli, G. Thomasson, and T. Whitworth, Washington State University. This key to identify wood destroying pests is based on the wood damage. The key comes with pictures of the damages. Oakwilt Management Program, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University.

TEXAS OFFICIAL WOOD DESTROYING INSECT REPORT Page 1 of 3 Sunshine Road, Pleasantville TX INSPECTED ADDRESS CITY STATE ZIP SCOPE OF INSPECTION A. This inspection covers only the multi-family structure, primary dwelling or place of Size: KB.

A variety of insects can damage wood. Some of them actually eat the wood, while others destroy it when they burrow into the wood to create nests. Small holes or sawdust on the surface of the wood can indicate damage by insects, but in some cases, damage isn’t visible to the naked eye.Please note: This older article by our former faculty member remains available on our site for archival purposes.

Some information contained in it may be outdated. If you live in the United States, you live under the constant threat of costly damage caused by wood-destroying bugs. Identifying and understanding the behavior of these pests is the first [ ].WOOD-DESTROYING PESTS INSPECTION REPORT Firm (PCO) ABC Pest Group License No.

Inspection Date 2 /28 Address Crestwood Dr. FHA/VA/Escrow or Mortgage No. Address of 76Property Inspected Tortoise Way L asVeg Clark City County This inspection was made only to determine VISIBLE evidence of the presence or absence of noted File Size: 32KB.