Image Number: 1402108

Descriptor:
Larva(e)
Description:
Larvae of this pest overwinter in the soil and feed under ground on roots and stems of recently set tobacco. This feeding may cause wilting, stunting or uneven stands. Yellow-white, legless grubs with light brown heads are heavy-bodied, slightly C-shaped, and up to ½ inch in length. They are often found in the soil near damaged plants or in stems.
Image type:
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: Entiminae
Tribe: Naupactini
Genus: Naupactus
Subject: Naupactus spp. Dejean, 1821

Host

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Asteridae
Order: Solanales
Family: Solanaceae
Genus: Nicotiana
Subject: Nicotiana tabacum (flue-cured type) L.
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Image uploaded:
Sunday, March 10, 2002
Image last updated:
Tuesday, May 17, 2011