Image Number: 1241478

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Descriptor:
Galleries
Description:
The distinctive gallery pattern results from the male excacating a central nuptial chamber from which the several females radiate out to produce their egg galleries.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
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: Scolytini: Dryocoetina
Genus: Dryocoetes
Subject: Dryocoetes confusus Swaine, 1912

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Abies
Subject: Abies spp. P. Mill.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Image last updated:
Thursday, May 26, 2011