Image Number: 5364150

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Descriptor:
Damage
Description:
Gypsy moth larva (Lymantria dispar), killed by nuclear polyhedrosis virus (NPV), hanging from a pole.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Viruses
Phylum: Viruses
Class: Double-stranded DNA, no RNA stage (Group I)
Order: Unassigned double stranded DNA viruses, no RNA stage
Family: Baculoviridae
Genus: Nucleopolyhedrovirus
Subject: nuclear polyhedrosis virus

Host

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Lymantriidae
Subfamily: Orgyiinae
Tribe: Lymantriini
Genus: Lymantria
Subject: Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus)
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, February 7, 2008
Image last updated:
Thursday, April 17, 2008