Image Number: 5384442

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
The inside of a rice leaf sheath that is infested with panicle rice mites. The small white specks are the panicle rice mites.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Louisiana, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Acari
Suborder: Prostigmata
Family: Tarsonemidae
Genus: Steneotarsonemus
Subject: Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, 1967

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Commelinidae
Order: Cyperales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Oryza
Subject: Oryza sativa L.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, November 3, 2008
Image last updated:
Friday, January 9, 2009