mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae ) on ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa ) - 0758125

mountain pine beetle
Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, 1902

Host: ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa P.& C. Lawson)
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
Image location: Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, United States

Photographer Information

Name: William M. Ciesla
Organization: Forest Health Management International
Country: United States

More Images:

Image Number: 0758125

Light Box(?)

For Batch Downloading, Requesting Commercial Use,
Creating Presentations, and Creating Image Collections


Creative Commons License    This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

Image Use:(?) You must attribute the work in the manner specified (but not in any way that suggests endorsement). You may not use this work for commercial purposes unless permission is granted by the photographer or copyright owner.

Image Citation:(?) William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Bugwood.org

Node Affiliation: University of Georgia

Available Images Resolutions:

(Download only - Use Light Box for Requests)


Image uploaded on Friday, June 28, 2002
Image Information last updated on Thursday, November 13, 2008