UF/IFAS Bug Tutorials
Each of the UF/IFAS Bug Tutorials covers a number of species or groups. A listing of the organisms covered in
each tutorial is provided here.
- Beneficial Insects 1 - lady beetles (adults and nymphs), mantids, green lacewings (adults and larvae), predaceous stink bugs, and robber flies.
- Beneficial Insects 2 - assassin bugs (adults and nymphs), syrphid flies (adults and larvae), lynx spiders, jumping spiders, ground beetles, big-eyed bugs, braconid wasps, and parasitized aphids.
- Beneficial Insects 3 - brown lacewing (adults and nymphs), ambush bugs, dragonflies, damselflies, paper wasps, earwigs, long-legged flies, and predaceous mites.
- Beneficial Insects 4 - damsel bugs, minute pirate bug, tiger beetles, tachnid fly (adult and eggs), parasitic nematodes, entomopathogenic fungi (on caterpillar, aphid and mole cricket), and entomopathogenic viruses.
- Bloodsucking Insects - Asian tiger mosquito, black salt marsh mosquito, stable fly, horse flies, deer flies, sand flies, head louse, public louse, bed bug, and bloodsucking conenose.
- Caterpillars of Ornamental Plants - azalea caterpillar, bagworm caterpillar, eastern tent caterpillar and web, fall webworm caterpillar and web, oleander caterpillar, cabbage palm caterpillar, palm leafskeletionizer caterpillar, and tussock moth caterpillars.
- Cockroaches - German cockroach, brownbanded cockroach, American cockroach, Australian cockroach, smokybrown cockroach, brown cockroach, Florida woods cockroaches, Surinam cockroach, oriental cockroach, and Cuban cockroach.
- Eastern Subterranean Termite - workers, soldiers and their mandibles, alates, de-alated reproductives, mud tubes, feces, and damage.
- Enemies of Mole Crickets - red-eyed fly, red-eyed fly pupae, Larra bicolor adult, Larra bicolor larva on a mole cricket, southern larraflower, mole cricket killed by beneficial nematodes, Pheropsophus aequinoctialis predatory beetle, Larra analis wasp, mole cricket killed by beneficial fungus, and predatory ground beetle.
- Filth-breeding Flies - house fly, greenbottle flies, bluebottle flies, secondary screwworm fly, vinegar flies, flesh flies, moth flies, eye gnats, humpbacked flies, and soldier flies.
- Fleas and Ticks - adult cat flea, flea eggs and feces, flea larva, flea cocoons, American dog tick, brown dog tick, Gulf coast tick, lone star tick, blacklegged tick, and relapsing fever tick.
- Foliar Nematodes as Pests of Ornamental Plants - covers adult and immature stages of this group, symptoms of damage on ornamental plants, and management suggestions.
- German Cockroach - adult male, adult female, female with egg case, egg cases, egg cases hatching, first instar nymph, third instar nymph, sixth instar nymph, and newly molted adult.
- Mole Crickets - adult northern mole cricket, adult tawny mole cricket, adult shortwinged mole cricket, adult southern mole cricket, mole cricket dactyl, mole cricket life cycle, eggs, galleries, and damage.
- Mosquitoes 1 - covers all mosquito genera and their habitats. Makes references to numerous important species. Includes photographs and line drawings. Based on the first half of the Mosquito Chapter from the National Public-Health Pesticide Applicator Training Manual.
- Mosquitoes 2 - covers all mosquito genera and their habitats. Makes references to numerous important species. Includes photographs and line drawings. Based on the second half of the Mosquito Chapter from the National
Public-Health Pesticide Applicator Training Manual.
- Mulch and Moisture Pests - booklice, plaster beetles, centipedes, amphipods, earwigs, millipedes, pillbugs, sowbugs, fungus gnats, and springtails.
- Occasional Invaders - silverfish, ground beetles, scorpions, thrips, crickets, scarab beetles, bark beetles, ambrosia beetles, long-horned beetles, and plaster bagworms.
- Ornamental Insects 1 - twospotted spider mite and spider mite damage, broad and cyclamen mite damage, thrips (adults and nymphs) and damage, lace bugs (adults and nymphs) and damage.
- Ornamental Insects 2 - mealybugs and damage, aphids and damage, whiteflies (adults and nymphs) and damage, and sooty mold.
- Pest Ants - acrobat ants, Argentine ant, bigheaded ant, crazy ant, Florida carpenter ant, ghost ant, red imported fire ant, little fire ant, native fire ant, and Pharaoh ant.
- Root-knot Nematodes as Pests of Ornamental Plants - covers adult and immature stages of this group, symptoms of damage on ornamental plants, and management suggestions.
- Stinging Caterpillars - saddleback caterpillar, puss caterpillar (two color phases), io moth caterpillar, hag caterpillar (two color phases), buck moth caterpillar, spiny oak-slug caterpillar, flannel moth caterpillar (two color phases).
- Stored Product Pests - rice weevil, lesser grain borer, red flour beetle, sawtoothed grain beetle, cigarette beetle, drugstore beetle, cowpea weevil, mealworms, almond moth, and Indianmeal moth.
- Turfgrass Insects 1 - southern chinch bug (adults and nymphs) and damage, fall armyworm, tropical sod webworm and damage, mole crickets and damage, and ground pearls.
- Turfgrass Insects 2 - masked chafer (adults and grubs), white grubs and damage, hunting billbug beetle (adult and larva) and damage, twolined spittle bug adult and damage, Banks grass mite damage, Bermudagrass mite damage, and imported fire ant mounds.
- Vegetable Insects 1 - corn earworm larva, tobacco/tomato hornworm larvae, bean leafroller damage, bean leafroller larva, diamondback moth larva, silverleaf whitefly (various stages in life cycle), green stink bug, harlequin bug, leafminer damage, and aphids.
- Vegetable Insects 2 - spider mites, fall armyworm larva, cabbage looper larva, imported cabbageworm larva, squash bug, leaffooted plant bug, Colorado potato beetle adult and larva, Mexican bean beetle adult and larva.
- Wasps and Bees - bumble bees, cicada killer, honey bees and swarms, mud dauber wasps and their chambers, paper wasps and their nests, yellowjackets and their nests.
- Wood-destroying Insects - lyctid beetles, bostricitid beetles, anobiid beetles, old house borer, Formosan subterranean termite, drywood termites, eastern subterranean termite, carpenter ants, and carpenter bees.
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