Image Number: 5212028

wasp was investigating a freshly fallen Engelmann Spruce trunk in preparation for oviposition (photo taken while landed on a twig); 3 July 2007
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Grand Mesa National Forest, Delta County, Colorado, United States


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hymenoptera
Superfamily: Siricoidea
Family: Siricidae
Subfamily: Siricinae
Genus: Urocerus
Subject: Urocerus gigas flavicornis (Fabricius)


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Picea
Subject: Picea engelmannii Parry ex Engelm.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, July 6, 2007
Image last updated:
Friday, July 6, 2007