Image Number: 5360749

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Descriptor:
Damage
Description:
Apple fruit infested with San Jose scale (Quadraspidiotus perniciosus).
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Coccoidea
Family: Diaspididae
Subfamily: Aspidiotinae
Tribe: Aspidiotini
Genus: Diaspidiotus
Subject: Diaspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Rosales
Family: Rosaceae
Genus: Malus
Subject: Malus domestica Borkh.
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Image last updated:
Thursday, April 17, 2008