Tag: Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! The coconut rhinoceros beetle

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Oryctes rhinoceros (L.), the coconut rhinoceros beetle, is a pest species occurring throughout many tropical regions of… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Tea shot-hole borer

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The tea shot-hole borer, Euwallacea fornicatus (Eichhoff) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) is an Asian ambrosia beetle introduced to… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Coconut scale

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Coconut scale, Aspidiotus destructor Signoret (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) (Fig. 1), is a pest of over 60 plant families… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Vespiform thrips

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Franklinothrips vespiformis Crawford (Thysanoptera: Aeolothripidae) (Fig. 1) is a predatory thrips with a pantropical distribution. The distinctive… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Black scale

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The black scale, Saissetia oleae (Olivier, 1791) (Hemiptera: Coccidae) (Fig. 1) is an important pest of citrus… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Australian cockroach

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The Australian cockroach is one of several species of peridomestic cockroaches (cockroaches that live mostly outdoors, but… Read More