Image Number: 1361056

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
This insect was responsible for extensive defoliation over a 300,000 acre area in North Georgia from 1986-1999.
Image type:
Field
Image view:
Aerial

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Image location:
Georgia, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Gracillarionidea
Family: Bucculatricidae
Genus: Bucculatrix
Subject: Bucculatrix ainsliella Murtfeldt

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Fagales
Family: Fagaceae
Genus: Quercus
Subject: Quercus prinus L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 28, 2005
Image last updated:
Tuesday, August 2, 2011