Image Number: 5449382

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Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Mature fourth-instar larvae or "J-larvae" of emerald ash borer (EAB) in pupation cells in the outer sapwood of an ash tree.   For EAB with a one-year life cycle, J-larvae are found in fall, winter, and early in the outer sapwood or outer bark. 
Image type:
Field
Image view:
Lateral / Side

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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:
Monday, December 12, 2011