metalic wood-boring beetle (Colobogaster cyanitaris ) on edible fig (Ficus carica ) - 5485646

metalic wood-boring beetle
Colobogaster cyanitaris Gory & Laporte, 1837

Host: edible fig (Ficus carica L.)
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
Image location: Santa Maria, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, , Brazil

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Name: Jonas Janner Hamann
Organization: Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
Country: Brazil

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Image Information last updated on Monday, January 14, 2013