Image Number: 5358607

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Adult root-boring weevil (Cyphocleonus achates), an introduced biological control agent of knapweeds (Centaurea spp.) in North America.
Image type:
Field
Image view:
Lateral / Side

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Image location:
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: Lixinae
Tribe: Cleonini
Genus: Cyphocleonus
Subject: Cyphocleonus achates (Fahraeus, 1842)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Centaurea
Subject: Centaurea spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, April 15, 2008