Biological Control of Pests in Forests of Eastern United States




Image Number: 0002065
Subject: rose stem girdler
Insecta > Coleoptera > Buprestidae
Agrilus aurichalceus aurichalceus Redtenbacher
Host: multifora rose
Magnoliopsida > Rosales > Rosaceae
Rosa multiflora Thunb. ex Murr.
Photographer: James W. Amrine Jr., West Virginia University
Description: girdled cane caused by larva (August); the oviposition site is at the right edge of the girdle; the cane will probably die distal to the girdle
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James W. Amrine Jr., West Virginia University,
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