Image Number: 5475308

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Damage
Description:
Feeding damage caused by larvae of Metamasius hemipterus on spindle palm.
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Field

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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Curculionoidea
Family: Curculionidae
Subfamily: Dryophthorinae
Tribe: Rhychophorini: Sphenophrina
Genus: Metamasius
Subject: Metamasius hemipterus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Subclass: Arecidae
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Hyophorbe
Subject: Hyophorbe verschaffeltii H. Wendl.
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Image uploaded:
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Image last updated:
Sunday, August 19, 2012