Arthropod Samples in March 2013

    Arthropod Samples in March 2013

    Brown Lacewing (Hemerobiidae)

    Scientific Name: Leptoglossus occidentalis

    brown lacewing

    brown lacewing

    brown lacewing

    Photo(s): Mohammed El Damir, Pest Management, Bugwood.org; Joel Smith, Utah State University.

    Type: Beneficial Insect

    Situation: In home inside stored product

    County: Davis

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University


    Spider Mites (Tetranychidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    spider mite

    spider mite

    spider mite

    spider mite

    Photo(s): Milan Zubrik, Forest Research Institute- Slovakia, Bugwood.org; John A. Weidhass, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Bugwood.org; Ryan Davis, Utah State University

    Type: Plant Pest

    Situation: In building entry way

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets: Penn State University; Colorado State University


    Swallow Bug (Cimicidae)

    Scientific Name: Oeciacus vicarius

    swallow bug

    swallow bug

    Photo(s): Ryan Davis, Joel Smith Utah State University;

    Type: Biting

    Situation: Swallows, Swallow nests, bats

    County: Summit

    Fact Sheets: Colorado State University Extension


    Silverfish(Thysanura)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    silverfish

    silverfish

    Photo(s): Clemson University Extension, Bugwood.org; Ryan Davis, Utah State University.

    Type: Nocturnal Pest

    Situation: Found in transported product

    County: Utah

    Fact Sheets: Penn State University; University of California

    *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.