Image Number: 1319012

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Descriptor:
Control
Description:
The green diamondback moth larva on the left is alive and healthy, the reddish one on the right was recently killed by Beauveria bassiana spores, and the one in the middle is covered with spores that have erupted from within.
Image type:
Museum

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Image location:
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: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
Family: Plutellidae
Subfamily: Plutellinae
Genus: Plutella
Subject: Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus)
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 12, 2006