Image Number: 1301075

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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)
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Field

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United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Incertae sedis
Order: Incertae sedis
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Beauveria
Subject: Beauveria bassiana (Bals.-Criv.) Vuill.

Host

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: Scolytina
Genus: Scolytus
Subject: Scolytus multistriatus (Marsham, 1802)
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Image uploaded:
Friday, August 29, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, July 19, 2010