Image Number: 5346020

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Aerial view of tree mortality, Eldora Ski Area, Boulder Co, CO, August 2007
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Eldora Ski Area, Boulder County, Colorado, United States

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: Scolytinae
Tribe: Hylesinini: Tomicina
Genus: Dendroctonus
Subject: Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins, 1902

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subject: Pinus contorta Dougl. ex Loud.
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Monday, November 26, 2007
Image last updated:
Monday, June 9, 2008