Image Number: 5383249

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Damage
Description:
Typical position of gypsy moth larvae infected with nucleopolyhedrosis virus (NPV)
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Field

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Image location:
Shenadoah National Park, Virginia, 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, October 30, 2008
Image last updated:
Monday, November 24, 2008