Arthropod Samples in February 2010

    Arthropod Samples in February 2010

    Poultry Bug (Cimicidae)

    Scientific Name: Haematosiphon inodorus

    For photos click HERE

    Photo(s): Samuel Abbott, Utah State University

    Type: Medical

    Situation: Found in Office

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets: Bed-bugs.com, Colorado State University


    Huntsman Spider (Sparassidae)

    Scientific Name: Heteropoda sp.

    huntsman spider

    Photo(s): Edward L. Manigault, Clemson University Donated Collection, Bugwood.org

    Type: Beneficial/ Biting

    Situation: In home

    County: Sevier

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension


    Leaf Beetle (Chrysomelidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    cottonwood leaf beetle

    cottonwood leaf beetle

    Photo(s): Cottonwood leaf beetle larvae and adult, Lacy L. Hyche, Auburn University, Bugwood.org; Cottonwood leaf beetle larvae, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.

    Type: Landscape ornamentals

    Situation: On Tomatoes

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: New Mexico State University; Forest Pests

    *Links on the page are not intended as authoritative sources of management information. Established links allow users to view pictures of pests and find general biology and control information; for Utah-specific control recommendations please contact the Utah Plant Pest Diagnostic Lab @ 435-797-2435. Pictures above are not always the exact species identified, but are representative photos of submitted samples.