gouty pitch midge (Cecidomyia piniinopis ) on ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa ) - 5387802

gouty pitch midge
Cecidomyia piniinopis Osten Sacken, 1862

Host: ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa P.& C. Lawson)
Descriptor: Damage
Description: Ponderosa pine shoot infested with gouty pitch midge, Cecidomyia piniinopis. Infested shoots survive for one year, the duration of the life cycle, before fading. Not all infested shoots die. 5/29/08
Image type: Field
Image location: Shasta County, California, United States

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Name: Donald Owen
Organization: California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Monday, January 05, 2009
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