Image Number: 1599234

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Descriptor:
Research
Description:
Three plastic containers showing the various moisture levels that the lesser cornstalk borer was held at in the laboratory to determine the effect of soil moisture on the length of the life cycle on this insect. Results are shown in another picture. This insect is usually only a major problem in very dry conditions.
Image type:
Laboratory

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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: Pyraloidea
Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Tribe: Phycitini
Genus: Elasmopalpus
Subject: Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Arachis
Subject: Arachis hypogaea L.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, October 17, 2011
Image last updated:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013