Image Number: 5358625

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Larva of the puncturevine seed weevil (Microlarinus lareynii), a biological control agent of puncturevine (Tribulus terrestris).
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: Lixinae
Tribe: Lixini
Genus: Microlarinus
Subject: Microlarinus lareynii (Jacquelin du Val, 1852)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Sapindales
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Genus: Tribulus
Subject: Tribulus terrestris L.
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Image uploaded:
Friday, January 18, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, April 15, 2008