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1 Important Insect Plant Pests and their Hosts in Florida (Trees) Kirk W. Martin CBSP USDA-National Needs Fellow Graduate Student-University of Florida Plant Medicine Program and IPM Apprentice-IPM Florida Denise D. Thomas D.P.M. University of Florida Plant Medicine Program and IPM Florida

2 White Grubs - Phyllophaga spp. Vegetable, Fruit, Turf, Tree, Ornamental & Field Crop Pest AdultLarvaEgg mmThree instars2.4 mm x 1.5 mm

3 Southern Pine Beetle - Dendroctonus frontalis Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 2-4 mmUp to 7 mm1.5 x 1.0 mm

4 Palmetto Weevil - Rhynchophorus cruentatus Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg cm

5 Twig Girdler - Oncideres cingulata Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg mm16-25 mm2.5 mm

6 Black Twig Borer - Xylosandrus compactus Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 2 mm (Female) 1 mm (Male) 2 mm0.5 mm

7 Longtailed Mealybug - Pseudococcus longispinus Fruit, Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 3 mm (Body)

8 Cycad Aulacaspis Scale - Aulacaspis yasumatsui Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 1-2 mm (Female) Up to 1 mm (Male)

9 Tea Scale - Fiorinia theae Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg Up to 2 mm

10 False Oleander Scale - Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 2-3 mm (Female) 1 mm (Male)

11 White Peach Scale - Pseudaulacaspis pentagona Fruit, Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 2-3 mm (Female) <1 mm (Male)

12 Green Scale - Coccus viridis Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 3 mm

13 Florida Wax Scale - Ceroplastes floridensis Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 2-4 mm

14 Lobate Lac Scale - Paratachardina pseudolobata Ornamental & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 1-2 mm

15 Jadera Bug - Jadera haemataloma Nuisance & Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg mm (Winged) 7-8 mm (Short-winged)

16 Fall Webworm - Hyphantria cunea Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg mm (Wingspan) mm

17 Palm Leafskeletonizer - Homaledra sabalella Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 16 mmUp to 16 mm

18 Eastern Tent Caterpillar - Malacosoma americanum Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg mm (Wingspan) mm

19 Forest Tent Caterpillar - Malacosoma disstria Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg mm50-64 mm

20 Tussock Moth - Orgyia detrita Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg mm (Wingspan males) mm (Wingless females) mm

21 Tussock Moth - Orgyia leucostigma Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg mm (Wingspan males) mm long (Wingless females) 32 mm

22 Cabbage Palm Caterpillar - Litoprosopus futilis Tree Pest AdultLarvaEgg 51 mm (Wingspan) 38 mm

23 American Grasshopper - Schistocerca americana Fruit, Tree & Ornamental AdultLarvaEgg mm (Male) mm (Female) Six instars Up to 45 mm mm

24 Eastern Lubber Grasshopper - Romalea microptera (formerly R. guttata) Fruit, Tree & Ornamental AdultLarvaEgg 6-8 cm

25 Many thanks to those that contributed to this project Photographs by: – Lyle Buss, UF Entomology and Nematology – Dr. Paul Choate, UF Entomology and Nematology – Dr. John Capinera, Chair, UF Entomology and Nematology – Dr. Norman Leppla, Director IPM Florida, UF Entomology and Nematology – Dr. Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University - Dept., Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Bugwood.org – John Folz,, Emeritus Faculty, UF Entomology and Nematology Photographs by: – Dr. Russ Ottens, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org – Tracy Conklin, UF Entomology and Nematology – Larry Williams, Okaloosa County Extension – Natasha Wright, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org – Dr. James Castner, UF Entomology and Nematology – Dr. Wayne Dixon, Florida Division of Plant Industry – USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Protection, Southern Region

26 Many thanks to those that contributed to this project – Dr. Norman Leppla, Director-IPM Florida, UF Entomology and Nematology – Dr. Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman, Associate Director IPM Florida, UF Entomology and Nematology – Lyle Buss, UF Entomology and Nematology – Joyce Merritt, Publications Specialist, IPM Florida and Plant Medicine Program – Kevyn Juneau, Research Assistant IPM Florida, UF Entomology and Nematology Contributors:

27 References Capinera, J.L., 2001 Handbook of Vegetable Pests. Academic Press: San Diego Hodges, A., Hodges, G., Buss, L., Osborne, L., 2005 Mealybugs& Mealybug Look-Alikes of the Southeastern United States Stehr, F.W Immature Insects. Volumes I and II. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company C. Malcolm Beck and John Howard Garrett, 2005 Texas Bug Book The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, Revised Edition. University of Texas Press: Austin, TX. Short, D.E., Simone, G.W., Dunn, R.A. (Eds.), 2001 Commercial Ornamental Nursery Scouting Manual. Department of Entomology and Nematology, Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida: Gainesville, FL.


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