Image Number: 1232015

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Colony of sixth instar larvae. Note: Occurrence of this insect on Cupressus sempervirens is extremely unusual.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Cyprus

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Notodontidae
Subfamily: Thaumetopoeinae
Genus: Thaumetopoea
Subject: Thaumetopoea pityocampa (Denis & Schiffermuller)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Cupressaceae
Genus: Cupressus
Subject: Cupressus sempervirens L.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, June 2, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, June 30, 2003