Image Number: 2109036

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Descriptor:
Damage
Description:
Widespread mortality of red bay in the coastal region of Georgia has been caused by Xyleborus glabratus and the associated fungus.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Liberty County, Georgia, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Sordariomycetes
Subclass: Sordariomycetidae
Order: Ophiostomatales
Family: Ophiostomataceae
Genus: Raffaelea
Subject: Raffaelea lauricola Harrington & Fraedrich

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Magnoliidae
Order: Laurales
Family: Lauraceae
Genus: Persea
Subject: Persea borbonia (L.) Spreng.
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Image taken:
Friday, February 7, 2003
Image uploaded:
Saturday, October 15, 2005
Image last updated:
Thursday, January 29, 2009