The Boxelder Bug (Boisea trivittata) are a native insect of the order Hemiptera, or True Bugs. Like all True Bugs, this insect possesses piercing/sucking mouthparts. The Boxelder Bug mainly feeds on the seeds of boxelder, maple, and ash trees. The adult Boxelder Bug is black, ...

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) is a ‘True Bug’ belonging to the insect order Hemiptera. All true bugs, such as bed bugs or boxelder bugs, have long piercing/sucking mouthparts that are used to drink fluids. The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug gets its name ...

Candle moth is a general term for moths belonging to the family Noctuidae. Worldwide in distribution, this family is the largest in the Order Lepidoptera and there are about 3,000 species found in North America. They have a wide variation in appearance and behavior. Most ...

Earwigs (Order: Dermaptera) are brownish to black in color, narrow-bodied, elongated and somewhat flattened insects. Their body length ranges from 1/4” to 1”. The key characteristic for identifying an Earwig is the forceps-like cerci or appendage on the rear of the abdomen. The cerci are ...

The Kudzu Bug (Megacopta cribaria) are small, green insects from the order Hemiptera or the ‘True Bugs’. Like all true bugs, these insects have a piercing/sucking mouthpart that they use to pierce plant tissue to feed off the fluid inside. These insects are small and ...

Pillbugs and sowbugs are actually not insects at all, but rather crustaceans that have become completely adapted to spending their whole life on land. The pillbug, known commonly as Roly-Polies, and the sowbug are never more than 3/4” in length and their bodies are oval ...

There are over 200 species of psocids (pronounced “sew-sid”) that can be found throughout the United States. Psocids are up to 3/16” in length and appear translucent to off-white in color. Habits: Psocids are frequently referred to as booklice (if indoors) and barklice (when outdoors). ...

Springtails are not insects but hexapods and they are widely distributed. Most springtails are dark-colored, brown, grey or black. Some species may be white and some are even brightly colored. They are usually slender and elongate, but there is a group that is round and ...