Image Number: 5387827

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Cocoon(s)
Description:
Cocoons of the ponderosa pine tip moth, Rhyacionia zozana, attached to the base of a ponderosa pine. Bark scales were chipped away to reveal the cocoons beneath. 2/15/07.
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: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Tortricoidea
Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Tribe: Eucosmini
Genus: Rhyacionia
Subject: Rhyacionia zozana (Kearfott)

Host

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