Image Number: 5449381

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Egg(s)
Description:
Eggs of emerald ash borer are ~1mm in diamater and amber in color.  Females lay their eggs on ash trees in bark crevices and between layers of bark.  To find eggs in the field, we use a sharp knife to separated bark layers, exposing the eggs,
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Field

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Image location:
Michigan, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Elateriformia
Superfamily: Buprestoidea
Family: Buprestidae
Subfamily: Agrilinae
Tribe: Agrilini
Genus: Agrilus
Subject: Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Scrophulariales
Family: Oleaceae
Genus: Fraxinus
Subject: Fraxinus spp. L.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, December 12, 2011
Image last updated:
Tuesday, December 13, 2011