Image Number: 0017083

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
The leaves of this plant are used for a local beverage known as yerba mate and the insect is a wood boring pest of this plant
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Brazil

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Cerambycidae
Subject: long-horned beetles

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Celastrales
Family: Aquifoliaceae
Genus: Ilex
Subject: Ilex paraguayensis St.-Hil.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 1, 1990
Image last updated:
Thursday, November 13, 2008