Image Number: 5387798

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Descriptor:
Infestation
Description:
Ponderosa pine plantation infested with gouty pitch midge, Cecidomyia piniinopis. 5/29/08.
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Shasta County, California, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Nematocera
Infraorder: Bibionomorpha
Family: Cecidomyiidae
Subfamily: Cecidomyiinae
Tribe: Cecidomyiini
Genus: Cecidomyia
Subject: Cecidomyia piniinopis Osten Sacken, 1862

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Pinus
Subject: Pinus ponderosa P.& C. Lawson
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 5, 2009
Image last updated:
Friday, April 10, 2009