Arthropod Samples in January 2013
Stink Bug (Pentatomidae)
Scientific Name: Holcostethus sp.
Photo(s): Adult Holcostethus sp, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.
Type: Plant pest
Situation: In garden
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
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