Arthropod Samples in October 2012
Subterranean Termite (Rhinotermitidae)
Scientific Name: Reticulitermes hesperus
Photo(s): Winged subterranean termite, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.
Situation: Found in home
County: Box Elder
Stink Bug (Pentatomidae)
Scientific Name: Holcostethus sp.
Photo(s): Adult Holcostethus sp, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.
Type: Plant pest
Situation: In garden
Seed Bug (Lygaeidae)
Scientific Name: Xyonysius sp.
Photo(s): Joel Smith USU
Type:plant pest- feeds on seeds, dry fruit, and other plant juices
Situation: Found on Field (pepper cucurbits)
Fact Sheets:University of Kentucky
Cobweb Spider (Theridiidae)
Scientific Name: Blissus sp.
Photo(s): Univ. of Wisconsin Dept. of Ent. Bugwood.org, Colorado State Univ. Whitney Cranshaw.
Type: Predator Beneficial
Situation: In Home
County: Salt Lake