Arthropod Samples in March 2015

    Arthropod Samples in March 2015

    Clover Mites (Tetranychidae)

    Scientific Name: Bryobia Praetiosa

    clover mites

    clover mites

    clover mites

    clover mites

    Photo(s): Rayanne Lehman, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.

    Type: Plant pest

    Situation: N/A

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension; Colorado State University


    Pitch Mass Borer (Pyralidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    pitch mass borer

    pitch mass borer

    Photo(s): Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, bugwood.org.

    Type: Tree pest

    Situation: Found infesting a Ponderosa Pine

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets: U.S. Forestry Service; Colorado State University Extension


    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


    Leaf Hopper (Cicadellidae)

    Scientific Name: N/A

    leaf hopper

    Photo(s): J.L Danet, INRA Centre de Recherches de Bordeaux, Bugwood.org

    Type: Plant pest

    Host: N/A

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University Extension; University of California IPM


    Smokybrown Cockroach (Blattidae)

    Scientific Name: Periplaneta fuliginosa

    cockroach

    cockroach

    cockroach

    Photo(s): Clemson University - USDA Cooperative Extension Slide Series, Bugwood.org

    Type: Structural pest

    Situation: In package

    County: Weber

    Fact Sheets: Utah State University


    Dark Mealworm (Tenebrionidae)

    Scientific Name: Tenebrio obscurus

    mealworm

    mealworm

    Photo(s): Dark mealworm, Jared Kunz, Utah State University.

    Type: Stored products pest

    Situation: In home

    County: Salt Lake

    Fact Sheets:


    Western Conifer Seedbug (Coreidae)

    Scientific Name: Leptoglossus occidentalis

    western conifer

    Photo(s): Mohammed El Damir, Pest Management, Bugwood.org

    Type: Structural

    Situation: On Yucca flower

    County: Cache

    Fact Sheets: Colorado 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.