white muscadine disease (Beauveria bassiana ) on smaller European elm bark beetle (Scolytus multistriatus ) - 1301075

white muscadine disease
Beauveria bassiana (Bals.-Criv.) Vuill.

Host: smaller European elm bark beetle (Scolytus multistriatus (Marsham, 1802))
Descriptor: Galleries
Description: The larvae in this gallery have been parasitized by the insect-killing fungus Beauvaria bassiana. The white spots at the ends of the gallery are caused by the mycelium of Beauvaria on larvae that have been killed by the fungus. The beetles were feeding on Ulmus americana (American elm)
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Joseph O'Brien
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1301075

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Image uploaded on Friday, August 29, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, July 19, 2010