Arthropod Samples in January 2015
Scientific Name: na
Photo(s): Adult Tachinidae fly, Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org
Situation: In home
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
Cluster Fly (Calliphoridae)
Scientific Name: Pollenia rudis
Photo(s): Video and photos by Ryan Davis & Joel Smith, Utah State University.
Fact Sheets: Colorado State University Extension