Image Number: 0758125

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Aerial view of tree mortality, Black Hills N.F., SD. This photo shows mortality caused by two generations of this insect. The yellow-green crown were attacked the previous year and the reddish brown crowns were attacked two years ago.
Image type:
Field
Image view:
Aerial

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Image location:
Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, United States

Subject

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: Hylesinini: Tomicina
Genus: Dendroctonus
Subject: Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, 1902

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subject: Pinus ponderosa P.& C. Lawson
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Friday, June 28, 2002
Image last updated:
Thursday, November 13, 2008