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Damage caused by the Western Spruce Budworm (Choristoneura occidentalis) larva. Photographed in central Washington. This insect is the most widely distributed and destructive defoliator of coniferous forests in Western North America.

© Stuart Wilson / Biosphoto

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Image size: 4928x3264 pixels (16.4"x10.9" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2011-07-15

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Wild animal / Insect / Butterfly / Moth / Budworm

Wild animal / Insect / Butterfly / Moth / Budworm / Western Spruce Budworm Moth (Choristoneura occidentalis)

Natural resources use / Agronomy / Damage on plant / Plant pathology

Individual / Nobody

Natural resources use / Agronomy / Damage on plant


Atmosphere / Seasons / Temperate season / Summer

Species / Relation between species / Plant disease / Garden and crop-destroying

Individual / Stage of development / Larva / Caterpillar

Species / Considered harmful

Flora / Spermatophyte / Gymnosperm / Conifer / Pinaceae family / Spruce (Picea sp)

Area / Forest / Conifer forest

America / North America / United States of America / Western United States / Pacific States / Washington (State)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Conifer needle

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Protostomia / Articulata / Arthropoda / Tracheata / Antennata / Hexapoda / Insecta / Lepidoptera / Heterocera / Tortricidae / Choristoneura

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Coniferopsida / Coniferophyta / Coniferales / Pinales / Pinaceae / Picea

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