Image Number: 1318008

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Damage
Description:
The lower branch is normal, undamaged melaleuca. The top branch was defoliated by the melaleuca leaf weevil, Oxyops vitiosa.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

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: Cyclominae
Tribe: Gonipterini
Genus: Oxyops
Subject: Oxyops vitiosa (Pascoe, 1870)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Melaleuca
Subject: Melaleuca spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Monday, December 11, 2006