Image Number: 5358621

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Adult seedhead gall fly (Urophora stylata), a biological control agent of bull thistle (Cirsium vulgare).
Image type:
Field
Image view:
Lateral / Side

You must attribute the work in the manner specified (but not in any way that suggests endorsement).

Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Infraorder: Acalyptratae
Superfamily: Tephritoidea
Family: Tephritidae
Subfamily: Tephritinae
Tribe: Myopitini
Genus: Urophora
Subject: Urophora stylata (Fabricius, 1775)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Cirsium
Subject: Cirsium vulgare (Savi) Ten.
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, April 15, 2008