Image Number: 5358624

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Larvae of the root crown weevil Phrydiuchus tau, a biological control agent of Mediterranean sage (Salvia aethiopis).
Image type:
Laboratory

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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: Ceutorhynchinae
Tribe: Ceutorhynchini
Genus: Phrydiuchus
Subject: Phrydiuchus tau Warner, 1969

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Lamiales
Family: Lamiaceae
Genus: Salvia
Subject: Salvia aethiopis L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, April 15, 2008