Image Number: 5379939

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Description:
Last instar larva mining on a tobacco leaf at the North Carolina Department of Agriculture.
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Field

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Image location:
Clayton, Johnston County, North Carolina, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Gelechioidea
Family: Gelechiidae
Subfamily: Gelechiinae
Tribe: Gnorimoschemini
Genus: Phthorimaea
Subject: Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
Image last updated:
Tuesday, September 9, 2008