Image Number: 5388354

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Organization:
Descriptor:
Adult(s)
Description:
Due to its rapid tree defoliation and broad range of tree species attacked, the Japanese beetle is one of the most devastatin pests to urban landscape plants in the eastern United States. 
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Kentucky, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Rutelinae
Tribe: Anomalini
Genus: Popillia
Subject: Popillia japonica Newman, 1841

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Dilleniidae
Order: Malvales
Family: Tiliaceae
Genus: Tilia
Subject: Tilia cordata P. Mill.
Image uploaded:
Friday, January 16, 2009
Image last updated:
Tuesday, March 29, 2011