Arthropod Samples in February 2011
Delusions of Infestation
Scientific Name: N/A
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
Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension
Bed Bug (Cimicidae)
Scientific Name: Cimex lectularius
Photo(s): Adult bed bug, Gary Alpert, Harvard University, Bugwood.org;
Situation: In home
Poplar Twiggall Fly (Agromyzidae)
Scientific Name: Hexomyza schineri
Photo(s): Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org; William Ciesla, Forest Health International, Bugwood.org
Type: Ornamental pest
Situation: In nursery on quaking aspen