Mediterranean tamarisk beetle (Diorhabda elongata ) on saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissima ) - 5435929

Mediterranean tamarisk beetle
Diorhabda elongata (Brulle, 1832)

Host: saltcedar (Tamarix ramosissima Ledeb.)
Descriptor: Trap(s)
Description: sleeve cage used to keep adults together for the night, to help aggregation behavior. 100 adults were released in cage, the rest outside, cage removed following day.
Image type: Field
Image location: Oregon, United States

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Name: Eric Coombs
Organization: Oregon Department of Agriculture
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, May 12, 2011
Image Information last updated on Wednesday, June 08, 2011