Image Number: 1318098

A still photograph of site in the Davis Mountains of west Texas confirms a stand of dead ponderosa pines killed by western pine beetles that is also evident at the center of the aerial color-infrared video image taken of the same area.
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United States


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: Hylesinini: Tomicina
Genus: Dendroctonus
Subject: Dendroctonus brevicomis LeConte, 1876
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 12, 2006