Image Number: 5485646

Photographer:
Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
English: Larvae are white and can measure up to 60 mm. The mouth organs are black. The larvae excavate galleries in the subcortical region in the vegetative layer (phloem and cambium).  
Image type:
Field

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Image location:
Santa Maria, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil

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: Buprestinae
Tribe: Chrysobothrini
Genus: Colobogaster
Subject: Colobogaster cyanitaris Gory & Laporte, 1837

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Hamamelidae
Order: Urticales
Family: Moraceae
Genus: Ficus
Subject: Ficus carica L.
Node Affiliation:
Image uploaded:
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Image last updated:
Monday, January 14, 2013