Image Number: 5360034

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Egg(s)
Description:
Eggs of the alfalfa weevil (Hypera postica) inside the stem of an alfalfa plant.
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: Hyperinae
Tribe: Hyperini
Genus: Hypera
Subject: Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, 1813)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
Genus: Medicago
Subject: Medicago sativa L.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Image last updated:
Wednesday, December 1, 2010