INSECTS & THEIR SCIENTIFIC NAMES

INJURIOUS INSECTS
Name Scientific Name
Bed bug Cimex lectularius
mosquito genus Culex
Mosquito genus Anopheles
Body louse Pediculus humanus
Chicken louse genus  Mallophaga
Carpet beetle Attagenus piceus
June beetle gunus Scarabaeidae
June beetle Grub
Codling mouth Carpocapsa pomonella
Larder beetle Dermestes lardarius
Mole cricket gunus Ggryllotalpa
Tsetse fly genus Glossina
Clothes mouth Tineola bisselliella
Gall midge Family cecidomyidae
ant Family formicidae
Phylloxera Dactylosphaera vitifoliae
Deer fly Chrysops discalis
Midge genus culicoides
Plant house/aphide Family aphididae
Click beetle Family Elateridae
Oriental roach Blatta orientalis
Rice weevil genus Sutiohiluls
Cockroach Blatella germanica
Cricket Gryllus domesticus
Gipsy moth Lymantria disoar
Firebrat Genus thermobia
Cutworm larva Family noctuidae
Cabbage butterfly Pieis rapae
Bark beetle Family Scolytidae
White pine weevil Genus pissodes
Metallia wood borer Family buprestidae
Earwig Forficula auricularia
Maple borer Family cerambycidae
Horntail Genus Uroserus
Asparagus beetle Crioceris asparagi
Palm borer Family bostrichidae
Cotton boll weevil Anthonomus grandis
Potato beetle Leptinotarsus decemlineata
Grasshopper Family acrididae
Blister beetle Epicauta pennsyl vanicus
Tarnished plant bug Lygus pratensis
Housefly Musca domestica
Japaneesee beetle Popillia japonica
Rose chafer Macrodactylus subspinosus
Termite Genus kalotermes winged form
Wireworm Larva of click beetle
botfly Genus gasterophilus

 

BENEFICIAL INSECTS
name Scientific name
Tiger beetle Genus cicindella
Fiery hunter Calosoma calidus
Syrphus or hover flu Genus Syrphus
Tachina mantis Genus Winthemia
Praying mantis Paratenodera sinensis
Syrphus fly Larva
Iceneumon fly Genus Ephialtes
Tachina fly Alophora diversa
Darning needle Anax junius
Dragon fly Libellula semifasciata
Scorpion fly Pabiraoa ryfescebs
Assassin fly Genus Erax
Ichneumon fly Genus Amblyteles
Big-headed fly Genus Pipunculus
Bee fly Villa alternate
Spanish fly Lytta vesicatoria
Damsel fly Genus agrion
Dance fly Genus Empis
Ladybird Adalia bipunctata
Digger wasp Genus ammohila
Ant lion Hesperoleon abdominalis
Lacewing Genus Chysopa, with eggs
Digger wasp Bembidula quadrifasciatus
Rove beetle Genus Staphlinus
Assassin bug Sinea diadema
Mud dauber Genus Scleripheron
Potter waso Genus Enumenses
Gound beetle Genus Pterosticus
Caterpillar hunter Calosoma scrutator
Cicada killer Sphecius speciosus
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