mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae ) on lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta ) - 0758131

mountain pine beetle
Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, 1902

Host: lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud.)
Descriptor: Damage
Description: Aerial view of severe tree mortality. The line at photo center is the US/Canada border. This photo illustrates that insects do not respect political boundaries.
Image type: Field
Image location: Glacier National Park, Montana, 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