Mediterranean tamarisk beetle (Diorhabda elongata ) on tamarisk (Tamarix spp. ) - 1319096

Mediterranean tamarisk beetle
Diorhabda elongata (Brulle, 1832)

Host: tamarisk (Tamarix spp. L.)
Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: The leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata is the first approved biological control agent for saltcedar in the United States.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Bob Richard
Organization: USDA APHIS PPQ
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, December 12, 2006