Image Number: 4723010

Biological Control
mats turn yellow but still retain leaves in contrast to the yellow stems defoliated by the alligatorweed flea beetle
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United States


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Pyraloidea
Family: Pyralidae
Subfamily: Phycitinae
Tribe: Phycitini
Genus: Arcola
Subject: Arcola malloi (Pastrana)


Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Caryophyllidae
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Genus: Alternanthera
Subject: Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb.
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Image uploaded:
Tuesday, January 16, 2001
Image last updated:
Wednesday, March 28, 2001