Image Number: 1564075

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Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Female of the European parasitoid, Agathis pumila (Ratz.), introduced into North America for bniological control, is shown getting ready to oviposit into its host, the needlemining stage of the larch casebearer.
Image type:
Laboratory
Gender:
Female

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea
Family: Braconidae
Subfamily: Agathidinae
Tribe: Agathidini
Genus: Agathis
Subject: Agathis pumila (Ratzeburg)

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Coleophoridae
Subfamily: Coleophorinae
Genus: Coleophora
Subject: Coleophora laricella (Hubner)
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, June 23, 2009
Image last updated:
Tuesday, September 15, 2009