mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae ) on lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta ) - 1949070

mountain pine beetle
Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, 1902

Host: lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud.)
Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: White to cream-coloured larvae of Dendroctonus ponderosae (average length 6 mm) feeding at right angles to the egg gallery.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: G.D. Amman
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 1949070

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, November 10, 2004
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, March 29, 2011