Image Number: 1241571

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Needles infested with Douglas-fir needle midge have swellings or galls which are discolored yellow.
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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Bibionomorpha
Family: Cecidomyiidae
Subfamily: Cecidomyiinae
Tribe: Cecidomyiini
Genus: Contarinia
Subject: Contarinia pseudotsugae Condrashoff, 1961

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Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pseudotsuga
Subject: Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirbel) Franco
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, April 14, 2004
Image last updated:
Tuesday, May 18, 2004