Image Number: 0014302

attack causing flagging (this is the first recorded attack by this insect on leyland cypress in 1995) and it has since been found on most christmas tree farms
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South Carolina, United States


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Scolytinae
Tribe: Scolytini: Xyleborina
Genus: Xylosandrus
Subject: Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff, 1875)


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: x Cupressocyparis
Subject: x Cupressocyparis leylandii (Dallimore & Jackson) Dallimore
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, January 9, 2002
Image last updated:
Thursday, May 26, 2011