Image Number: 0758131

Photographer:
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

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Image location:
Glacier National Park, Montana, 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 contorta Dougl. ex Loud.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, June 28, 2002
Image last updated:
Thursday, November 13, 2008