Image Number: 5361238

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Damage
Description:
Field of corn showing signs of lodging due to damage caused by the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera).
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: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Chrysomeloidea
Superfamily: Chrysomeloidea
Family: Chrysomelidae
Subfamily: Galerucinae
Tribe: Luperini
Genus: Diabrotica
Subject: Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, 1868

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