Image Number: 2500009

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Damage
Description:
Stripping of bark of pinyon pine by porcupine. Resin flow from this wounds makes trees attractive to the pinyon engraver beetle, Ips confusus.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Theria
Order: Rodentia
Suborder: Hystricognatha: Hystricognathi
Family: Erethizontidae
Genus: Erethizon
Subject: Erethizon dorsatum Linnaeus

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subject: Pinus edulis Engelm.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 5, 2004
Image last updated:
Wednesday, June 2, 2004