mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae ) on ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa ) - 0758129

mountain pine beetle
Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, 1902

Host: ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa P.& C. Lawson)
Descriptor: Damage
Description: Aerial view of tree mortality. Note, this scene shows mortality caused by two generations of beetles. The yellow-green crowns were attacked one year ago and the reddish brown crowns were attacked two years ago.
Image type: Field
Image location: Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, United States

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

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