Image Number: 0758084

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Descriptor:
Damage
Description:
Close up of scale insect, Cryptococcus fagisuga on beech bark.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Eriococcidae
Genus: Cryptococcus
Subject: Cryptococcus fagisuga Lindinger

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Fagus
Subject: Fagus grandifolia Ehrhart
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Image uploaded:
Friday, June 28, 2002
Image last updated:
Thursday, November 13, 2008