Arthropod Samples in October 2014

    Arthropod Samples in October 2014

    Sawtoothed Grain Beetle (Silvanidae)

    Scientific Name: Oryzaephilus surinamensis

    sawtoothed grain beetle

    sawtoothed grain beetle

    sawtoothed grain beetle

    sawtoothed grain beetle

    Photo(s): Clemson University, Bugwood.org; Seth Drury, Utah State University; Emilie Bess, Bugwood.org.

    Type: Stored product pest

    Situation: In home

    County: Davis

    Fact Sheets: Cornell University


    Black Carpet Beetle (Dermestidae)

    Scientific Name: Attagenus unicolor

    black carpet beetle

    Photo(s): Black carpet beetle, adult (top) and larvae (bot) Clemson University USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series.

    Type: Household pest

    Situation: Found in home

    County: Davis

    Fact Sheets: Colorado State University; University of California IPM

    *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.