Image Number: 5488707

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Description:
hemlock mortality caused by hemlock wooly adelgid in the Great Smoky Mountains
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Field
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Aerial

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Image location:
Great Smocky Mountains, North Carolina, United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Sternorrhyncha
Superfamily: Aphidoidea
Family: Adelgidae
Subfamily: Adelginae
Tribe: Adelgini
Genus: Adelges
Subject: Adelges tsugae Annand, 1924

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Coniferophyta
Class: Pinopsida
Order: Pinales
Family: Pinaceae
Genus: Tsuga
Subject: Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.
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Image uploaded:
Monday, January 14, 2013
Image last updated:
Wednesday, January 16, 2013