Image Number: 1307020

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Larvae in pith of Sonneratia in mangrove forest south of Mombasa, Kenya
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Kenya

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Buprestoidea
Family: Buprestidae
Subject: flatheaded or metallic wood borer

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Lythraceae
Genus: Sonneratia
Subject: Sonneratia spp. L. f.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, July 7, 1999
Image last updated:
Tuesday, June 1, 2004