Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
FIA Project Y061188

    Conifer defoliating insects of British Columbia: executive summary
Imprint: [Victoria] : [Natural Resources Canada], 2006
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Pinus, Diseases and Pests, Entomology, Handbooks, manuals, etc
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program
A photographically illustrated 359 page field guide to 175 species of conifer defoliators known to occur in British Columbia was produced. This guide will enable end users to accurately identify the larval stage of any conifer defoliator found in British Columbia. This guide includes diagnostic keys illustrated with high quality color photographs. Each species treatment includes the following information: scientific and common name; host range and geographic distribution; larval description including key diagnostic characters; bionomic data including life history, feeding habits, abundance, damage; and high resolution color photographs of the larva and itís characteristic feeding damage.
Robert Duncan.
Contact: Duncan, Robert, (250) 363-0678,


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