Image Number: 0717018

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
A minor pest of Christmas trees, which chew small holes in tender young twigs. This feeding leaves a wound where small amounts of resin collect. The resin dries, leaving small white spots on the bark.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Rutelinae
Tribe: Anomalini
Genus: Popillia
Subject: Popillia japonica Newman, 1841
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 27, 2003
Image last updated:
Wednesday, August 3, 2011