Image Number: 1320022

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Fall armyworms may grow to only half their normal inch-and-a-half size if the Mir1 gene from corn germplasm lines Mp704 and 708 can be bred into commercial varieties.
Image type:
Museum

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Xyleninae
Tribe: Prodeniini
Genus: Spodoptera
Subject: Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith)
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Image uploaded:
Friday, February 28, 2003
Image last updated:
Wednesday, December 20, 2006