Arthropod Samples in January 2010

    Arthropod Samples in January 2010

    Delusory Parasitosis

    Scientific Name:N/A

    Delusory Parasitosis

    Delusory Parasitosis

    Delusory Parasitosis

    Photo(s):Typical sample submitted by DI sufferer, Ryan Davis, Utah State University; Samuel Abbott, Utah State University.

    Type: Medical. Perceived pest bites and infection when none are present.

    Situation: In Home

    County: Washington

    Fact Sheets:Utah State University Extension


    Carpenter Ant (Formicidae)

    Scientific Name: Camponotus nearcticus

    carpenter ant

    carpenter ant

    Photo(s): New York Carpenter Ant, April Nobile, Antweb.org

    Type: Structural pest

    Situation: In home

    County: Summit

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University; University of Nebraska Lincoln

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