Image Number: 0177057

Descriptor:
Damage
Description:
Potato tuber in longitudinal section, showing tunnels due to larvae
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Canada

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Chrysomeloidea
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Galerucinae
Tribe: Alticini
Genus: Epitrix
Subject: Epitrix tuberis Gentner, 1944

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Solanum
Subject: Solanum tuberosum L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Image last updated:
Monday, May 9, 2011