Image Number: 1317056

Biological Control
Technician Eileen Porkorny (left) and Student Conservation Association member Laurie Bauer collect giant salvinia used for rearing the weevil Cyrtobagous Salviniae.
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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: Erirhininae
Tribe: Erirhinini
Genus: Cyrtobagous
Subject: Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder & Sands, 1985


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Pteridophyta
Class: Filicopsida
Order: Hydropteridales
Family: Salviniaceae
Genus: Salvinia
Subject: Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell
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Tuesday, March 4, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, December 11, 2006