Image Number: 5321036

Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Main vector of the nematode Bursaphelenchus cocophilus which causes the disease known as red ring/little leaf syndrome. This disease affects coconut and oil palms in the American tropics.
Image type:
Museum
Gender:
Pair
Image view:
Dorsal / Abaxial / Back

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Image location:
Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Dryophthorinae
Tribe: Rhynchophorini
Genus: Rhynchophorus
Subject: Rhynchophorus palmarum (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Friday, December 7, 2007