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Queen Palm Tree Potentially Plagued by Palm Tree Weevil Larvae and Fungal Infection

Clear, white, worm-like creatures are crawling on this reader’s palm tree and potentially causing damage to it, and he wants answers as to what is happening. “In my front yard I have a Queen Palm tree that is about fifteen years old”, he writes in his submission. “A couple days ago I noticed a brown liquid running down the side of the palm’s trunk and as soon as the sun goes down, I can see small white colored insects crawling in the brown liquid/sap. I was wondering if you might know what kind of insect is causing the problem and if you have any tips on how to treat my tree. Here are a few pictures. Thank you.”