Arthropod Samples in November 2011

    Arthropod Samples in November 2011

    Bat Bugs (Cimicidae)

    Scientific Name: Cimex pilosellus

    bat bug

    Photo(s): Susan Ellis USDA APHIS PPQ

    Type: Ecto-parasite of bats

    Situation: In home

    County: Colorado

    Fact Sheets: Colorado State University Extension


    Assassin Bug (Reduviidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    assassin bug

    assassin bug

    Photo(s): Joel Smith USU (top), Susan Ellis USDA APHIS PPQ (bottom)

    Type: Insect Predator

    Situation: In Home

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University


    Subterranean Termite (Rhinotermitidae)

    Scientific Name: Reticulitermes hesperus

    termite

    Photo(s): Winged subterranean termite, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.

    Type: Structural

    Situation: Found in home

    County: Box Elder

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension; University of Nebraska Lincoln


    Cluster Fly (Calliphoridae)

    Scientific Name: Pollenia rudis

    cluster fly

    Photo(s): Video and photos by Ryan Davis & Joel Smith, Utah State University.

    Type: Parasitic

    Situation: Earthworms

    County: Carbon

    Fact Sheets: Colorado State University Extension


    Spruce Spider Mite (Tetranychidae)

    Scientific Name: Oligonychus ununguis

    spider mite

    spider mite

    Photo(s): Petr Kapitola, State Phytosanitary Institute, Bugwood.org; USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Archive, Bugwood.org

    Type: Plant and tree pest

    Situation: On blue spruce

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets: Penn State University


    Moth (Crambidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    moth

    Photo(s): Forest and Kim Starr, Starr Environmental, Bugwood.org

    Type: Plant Pest

    Situation: In Yard

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: bugguide


    Stink Bug (Pentatomidae)

    Scientific Name: Holcostethus sp.

    stink bug

    Photo(s): Adult Holcostethus sp, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.

    Type: Plant pest

    Situation: In garden

    County: Carbon

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Newsletter; Utah 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.