Image Number: 2134065

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Larva(e)
Description:
Swede midge larvae and feeding damage on cauliflower. Swede midge larvae prefer to feed on growing tips but in high densities they occupy the stem and the leaves.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Bibionomorpha
Family: Cecidomyiidae
Subfamily: Cecidomyiinae
Tribe: Cecidomyiini
Genus: Contarinia
Subject: Contarinia nasturtii (Kieffer, 1888)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Capparales
Family: Brassicaceae
Genus: Brassica
Subject: Brassica oleracea var. botrytis L.
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Image taken:
Friday, January 27, 2006
Image uploaded:
Tuesday, June 13, 2006
Image last updated:
Saturday, January 23, 2016