Key to Major Beneficials and Pests

Pests

Hymenoptera: Aphidae

Green peach aphid
(Myzus persicae)
Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA ARS
Tetranychidae: Acari

Two spotted spider mite
(Tetranychus urticae)
Photo by Jack Kelly Clark, UC
Hemiptera: Pentatomidae

Green stink bug nymph
(Acrosternum hilare)
Photo by Russ Ottens
Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae

Colorado potato beetle
(Peptinotarsa decemlineata)
Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA ARS
Hemiptera: Miridae

Alfalfa plant bug
(Adelphocoris lineolatus)
Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA ARS
Hemiptera: Miridae

Tarnished plant bug
(Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois))
Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA ARS
Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae

Striped cucumber beetle
(Acalymma vittatu)
Photo by Scott Bauer, USDA ARS
Lepidoptera: Noctuidae

Fall armyworm parasitized
by chalcid wasp
Photo by Debbie Roos