emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis  (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - 5449379

emerald ash borer
Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888

Descriptor: Pupa(e)
Description: In spring and summer, emerald ash borer (EAB) larvae pupate in cells chewed by mature larvae in the outer sapwood or bark of ash trees.  This photo shows gradual maturation of EAB pupae to the adult stage by holding J-larvae or prepae, dissected from infested ash trees, in Petri dishes.  This process takes about a month. 
Image type: Laboratory
Image location: Michigan, United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Debbie Miller
Organization: USDA Forest Service
Country: United States

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Image Number: 5449379

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Monday, December 12, 2011
Image Information last updated on Tuesday, December 13, 2011