Image Number: 5360669

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Larvae of a sap beetle species (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) damaging kernels of an ear of corn.
Image type:
Laboratory
Image view:
Close-up

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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: Cucujoidea
Family: Nitidulidae
Subject: sap beetle

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Zea
Subject: Zea mays L.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, March 25, 2008