Arthropod Samples in November 2010

    Arthropod Samples in November 2010

    White Grub May/June Beetle (Scarabaeidae)

    Scientific Name: Phyllophaga sp.

    may/june beetle

    may/june beetle

    may/june beetle

    Photo(s): Ryan Davis, Utah State University

    Type: Vegetable pest

    Situation: Porch Light

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension; University of Minnesota


    Fall Cankerworm (Geometridae)

    Scientific Name: Alsophila pometaria

    fall cankerworm

    fall cankerworm

    fall cankerworm

    Photo(s): Ronald S. Kelley, Vermont Department of Forests, Parks, and Recreation, Bugwood.org; Ryan S. Davis, Utah State University; USDA Forest Service, Region 8 Archive, Bugwood.org

    Type: Tree Pest

    Situation: On buildings

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension; Penn State University; North Carolina State University Extension


    Delusions of Infestation

    Scientific Name: N/A

    delusitory parasitosis

    delusitory parasitosis

    delusitory 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: SLC

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension


    Hawaiian Beet Webworm (Crambidae)

    Scientific Name: Spoladea recurvalis

    beet webworm

    beet webworm

    Photo(s): Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org. Alton N. Sparks Jr., University of Georgia, Bugwood.org

    Type: Vegetable pest

    Situation: Austrian field pea

    County: Hawaii

    Fact Sheets: Rutgers University Extension; Images Bugguide


    Aphodiine Dung Beetle (Scarabaeidae)

    Scientific Name: Aphodiinae

    dung beetle

    dung beetle

    Photo(s): Ryan Davis, Utah State University

    Type: Vegetable pest

    Situation: Austrian field pea

    County: Hawaii

    Fact Sheets: Discover Life; Images Bugguide


    Firebrat (Thysanura)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    firebrat

    firebrat

    Photo(s): Ryan Davis, Utah State University

    Type: Nuisance pest, causes little damage

    Situation: In dorm room

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: University of Nebraska Lincoln; University of Minnesota; University of California IPM; Images bugguide


    Lyctid Powderpost Beetle (Bostrichidae)

    Scientific Name: Lyctus sp.

    powderpost beetle

    powderpost beetle

    powderpost beetle

    powderpost beetle

    powderpost beetle

    powderpost beetle

    powderpost beetle

    Photo(s): Ryan Davis USU

    Type: Wood Borer

    Situation: On dining table and cabinets

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: University of Kentucky; Penn State University; University of California IPM; Ohio State University


    Carpet Beetle (Dermestidae)

    Scientific Name: Anthrenus sp.

    carpet beetle

    carpet beetle

    Photo(s): Black carpet beetle adult and larvae, Clemson University, USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org; Carpet beetle larva and shed skin, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.

    Type: Stored food, structural.

    Situation: In Home

    County: Davis

    Fact Sheets: University of Florida; Penn State; University of California IPM


    Fly Larva (Chironomidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    fly larva

    Photo(s): Chuck Hawkins, Utah State University

    Type: Non-biting pest.

    Situation: In swimming pool

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: North Carolina State University; University of Missouri; University of California IPM


    Duff Millipede (Polyxenidae)

    Scientific Name: Polyxenus spp.

    duff millipede

    duff millipede

    duff millipede

    Photo(s): Joseph Burger, Bugwood.org

    Type: Nuisance Pest

    Situation: In light fixture in building

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets: Colorado 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


    Snails (Mollusca)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    snails

    snails

    snails

    Photo(s): Ryan Davis, Utah State University

    Type: Nuisance

    Situation: On roof

    County: Washington

    Fact Sheets: University of California IPM


    March Flies (Bibionidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    march flies

    march flies

    march flies

    Photo(s): David Cappaert, Michigan State University, Bugwood.org; (2 images) Ryan Davis, Utah State University

    Type: Nuisance

    Situation: In soil/leaf litter

    County: Wasatch

    Fact Sheets: North Carolina State University; Oregon State University

    *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.