western tent caterpillar (Malacosoma californicum ) on quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides ) - 5346051

western tent caterpillar
Malacosoma californicum (Packard)

Host: quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.)
Descriptor: Infestation
Description: Aerial view of defoliation of aspen, Sange de Cristo Range, Colorado, July 2007. Open swath is a recent avalance chute.
Image type: Field
Image view: Aerial
Image location: Sange de Cristo Range, Colorado, United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: William M. Ciesla
Organization: Forest Health Management International
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, November 26, 2007
Image Information last updated on Monday, June 09, 2008