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Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
123 W. Waters Hall
1603 Old Claflin Place
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-4004

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Recent samples and images submitted to the Insect Diagnostic Lab

Note: Images submitted by email  (@gotbugs) offer fast identification based on visual familiarity, but such identifications carry a risk of errors resulting from the inability to use traditional anatomical keys.

 

December 01 - 31, 2016

in a home;

Marion, KS

Fruit flies (Drosophila sp.)Fruit flies

in a home;

Linn County

Red Flour Beetle (Tribolium castaneum)Red Flour Beetle

emerging from a hickory flooring;

Johnson County

European Lyctus Beetle (Lyctus linearis)Luctus linearis

in a kitchen drawer;

Hiawatha, KS

Damaged ants wrapped in webbing- N/A -
November 01 - 30, 2016

in a museum;

Wallace County

Dermestid larva exoskeletons (Dermestidae)Dermestid exuviae

in home;

Johnson County

Rove beetles (Belonochus rufipennis)Belonochus rufipennis

aggregating on a garage door;

Seneca, KS

Oribatid soil mites (Oribatida)Oribatid soil mites

in bathroom;

McPherson, KS

Carpet beetle larvae (Anthrenus sp.)Carpet beetle larva
October 21 - 30, 2016

 in home; Pest Control co.

Kansas City, KS

 Termite alates (Reticulitermes hageni) Reticulitermes hageni

in office;

Oskaloosa, KS

 Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius) - N/A -

around house window;

Douglas County

Saint Valentine ant (Crematogaster cerasi)Crematogaster cerasi
Cheyenne CountySmall Yellow Army Ant (Lasius claviger) - alatesArmy ant

in office;

Oskaloosa, KS

Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius)Bed Bugs

in bathroom;

Newton, KS

Drain fly (Psychoda sp.)Drain fly

in house;

Johnson County

Western Conifer Seed Bug (Leptoglossus occidentalis)Western Conifer Seed Bug

@gotbugs; a kissing bug concern;

Central Kansas District

Seed bug (Leptoglossus sp.)Leptoglossus sp.
October 01 - 20, 2016

in fescue lawn;

Alma, KS

Cutworm pupae (Noctuidae) - N/A -

in medical facility;

Leavenworth County

Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius) Bed bug

in a kitchen,

Allen County

Drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum) Drugstore beetle

in lawn/landscape; biting;

Jackson County

Minute Pirate Bug (Anthocoridae) Minute Pirate Bug

@gotbugs; feeding on oak trunks;

Douglas County

Carpenterworm larvae (Prionoxystus robiniae) Carpenterworm

@gotbugs; curiosity;

location unknown

Sweetpotato Hornworm moth (Agrius cingulata) Agrius cingulata

in a basement; pest control co.;

location unknown

Subterranean Termite workers/soldiers (Reticulithermes sp.) Subterranean Termite workers

at Monument Rocks - western Kansas

Brown Texas Tarantula - Aphonopelma hentzi Brown Texas Tarantula
September 23 - 30, 2016

Crop Analytical Lab;

Kansas City, MO

 Dust mites (Dermatophagoides sp.) Dust mite

medical production facility;

McPherson, KS

Wolf spider (Tigrosa sp.) Wolf spider

in a kitchen;

Junction City, KS

American Cockroach nymph (Periplaneta americana) 

medical production facility;

McPherson, KS

Seedcorn beetle (Stenolopus lineola) Seedcorn beetle

in yard;

Seneca, KS

Green Fruit Beetle grub (Cotinis mutabilis) 

submitted to Insect Zoo;

Manhattan, KS

unknown caterpillar (Lepidoptera) 
September 17 - 22, 2016

@gotbugs;

Wichita, KS

Southern Black Widow spider - male (Latrodectus mactans)Southern Black Widow Spider

@gotbugs; in turf;

Sedgwick County

Big-eyed Bug (Geocoris sp.)Geocoris sp.

@gotbugs; migrating to a house;

Wichita, KS

Drab Prominent Moth caterpillar (Misogada unicolor)Drab Prominent Moth caterpillar

@gotbugs; outside of a bldg.;

Fort Riley, KS

Southern Black Widow spider - female (Latrodectus mactans)Southern Black Widow Spider

@gotbugs;

Kansas City, KS

Wolf Spider (Tigrosa aspersa)Tigrosa aspersa

in a school room;

Shawnee County
Rove beetle (Astemus sp.)Rove beetle

in a school room;

Shawnee County
Corn wireworm beetle (Aeolus sp.)Corn Wireworm

in a school room;

Shawnee County
Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles reclusa)Brown Recluse Spider

in a school room;

Shawnee County

Bat tick (Carios kelleyi)Bat tick

inside a house;

Brown County

Thief ants - alates (Solenopsis sp.) Thief ant

infesting foods on a honeybee farm;

Meadowlark District

Small Hive Beetle (Aethina tumida)Small Hive beetle
September 02 - 16, 2016

in home;

Southwind District

German Cockroach (Blattella germanica)German cockroach

galls on oak leaves;

Seward County

Jumping Oak Gall Wasp (Neuroterus sp.) 

on monitoring sticky traps from a house;

Sedgwick County

 Sap beetle (Nitidulidae) Sap beetle

on monitoring sticky traps from a house;

Sedgwick County

Common Carpet Beetle larvae (Anthrenus scrophulariae) Common Carpet Beetle larva

shewing damage in tomato fruit;

Sunflower District

Yellow stripped Armyworm Moth (Spodoptera ornithogalli) 

@gotbugs; in sorghum infested by aphids;

Fowler, KS

Colorado Soldier Beetle (Chauliognathus basalis) Colorado Soldier Beetle

@gotbugs; ID requested;

Columbus, KS

Two-clawed Mole Cricket (Scapteriscus sp.) Mole cricket

@gotbugs; on a mattress;

Shawnee County

unidentified Weevil beetle (Curculionidae) Weevil beetle

@gotbugs; on a patio;

Johnson County

Blow fly maggots (Calliphoridae) Blow Fly maggots

@gotbugs; webbing attched to a house;

Eureka, KS

Orb weaver spider (Araneidae) Orb weaver spider

@gotbugs; attracted to a light;

Atchison County

Cutworm moth (Noctuniae) Cutworm moth

@gotbugs,ID request

location unknown

Blue-winged wasp (Scolia dubia) Blue-winged Wasp

@gotbugs; on a porch;

Wichita, KS

Narrow Stink Bug (Mecidea sp.) Narrow Stink Bug

@gotbugs; in home;

location unknown

Bed Bug (Cimex sp.)- N/A -

@gotbugs; ID request;

location unknown

Ashgray Blister Beetle (Epicauta fabricii) Ashgray Blister Beetle
August 26 - September 01, 2016

@gotbugs; horse farm;

southern Kansas

Striped Blister Beetle (Epicauta vittata)Epicauta vittata

@gotbugs; person bitten;

Fort Scott, KS

Pigweed Flea Beetle (Disonycha glabrata)Pigweed Flea Beetle

@gotbugs; prairie collection;

Riley County
Armyworm moth - (Spodoptera sp.)
Armyworm moth

@gotbugs; prairie collection;

Riley County

Geometrid Emerald Moth (Geometrinae)Geometrinae

stem and leaf damage on tomatillo plants;

Cheyenne County
Twirler Moth larva (Gelechinae)Twirler Moth larva

in school book;

Phillips-Rock District

Silken Fungus beetles (Cryptophaginae)Silken Fungus Beetle

in home;

Johnson County

Drywood Termite alates (Incisitermes sp.)Drywood termite

in home;

Winfield, KS

Mealy Bug Destroyer remains (Cryptolaemus montrouzieri)Mealy Bug Destroyer

in home;

Wichita, KS

Grass Leafhopper (Exitianus sp.); Mosquito torso (Anopheles sp.)Grass Leafhopper

in home;

Thomas County

Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)- N/A -
August 19 - 25, 2016

@gotbugs; in kitchen cupboard;

location unknown

Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles reclusa)Brown Recluse Spider

@gotbugs; in office;

Wichita, KS

Camel cricket (Rhaphidophoridae)Camel cricket

@gotbugs; on a chair;

location unknown

Notodontid moth caterpillar (Datana sp.)Datana sp.

@gotbugs; in beef jerky;

New Mexico

Dermestid beetle larva (Dermestidae)Dermestid Beetle larva

@gotbugs; in bathroom

location unknown

Rove Beetle (Bledius ferratus)Bledius Rove Beetle

@gotbugs; in home;

Central Kansas District

Lone-star ticks (Amblyomma americanum)- N/A -

@gotbugs; prairie collection;

Riley County

Corn Earworm Moth (Helicoverpa zea)Corn Earworm Moth

@gotbugs;

location unknown

Cicada Killer Wasp (Sphecius hogardii)Cicada Killer Wasp

in bathroom sink;

Manhattan, KS

Foreign Grain Beetle (Ahasverus advena)Foreign Grain Beetle

in home;

McPherson, KS

Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Bed bug
August 04 - 18, 2016

@gotbugs; feeding on corn;

Southeast Kansas

Corn Earworm caterpillar (Helicoverpa zea)Corn Earworm

on exterior door of a house;

Pottawatomie County

Northern Fowl Mite (Ornythonyssus sylvarium)Northern Fowl Mite

@gotbugs; in yard;

Southwestern Kansas

Rough Harvester Ant (Pogonomyrmex rugosus)Rough Harvester Ant

on furniture/mattress;

Seneca, KS

Dermestid beetle larva (Dermestidae)Dermestid Beetle larva

in a kitchen;

Pratt County

Red Flour Beetle (Tribolium castaneum)Red Flour Beetle
July 29 - August 04, 2016

@gotbugs;

Wichita, KS

Warble Fly puparium (Cuterebra sp.)Cuterebra sp.

@gotbugs; curiosity

Clinton Lake, KS

Mayfly (Ephemeroptera)Mayfly

feeding on squash and potato leaves;

Washington, KS

Ash Gray Blister Beetle (Epicauta fabricii)Blister beetle

In home; biting;

Central Kansas District

Bed Bugs (Cimex lectularius)- N/A -

in house;

Salina, KS

Army ants (Neivamyrmex nigrescens)Army ants

on wild plum;

Riley County

White Spring Moth (Lomographa vestaliata)White Spring Moth

wildlife observation;

Riley County

Hoverfly (Syrphidae)Hoverfly
July 22 - 28, 2016

around house, biting;

Centralia, KS

Vinegar fly (Amiota sp.) and Horn FLY (Haematobia irritans)Amiota sp.Horn Fly

in home;

Overland Park

Leafhopper (Cicadellidae)Leafhopper

in home;

Goodland, KS

Leafhopper nymphs (Cicadellidae)Leafhopper nymph

biting humans;

Sedgwick County

Black fly (Simulium sp.)Black Fly
July 15 - 21, 2016

@gotbugs; Fort Riley medical facility;

Fort Riley, KS

Horsehair worm (Nematomorpha)Horsehair worm

@gotbugs;

Elk County

Crabronid wasp (Tachytes sp.)Tachytes sp.

@gotbugs; in garment bag;

Harvey County

Click beetle (Aeolus sp.)Click beetle

@gotbugs;

Wichita, KS

Honeybee (Apis sp.)Honeybee

@gotbugs; in home;

Wyandotte County

Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)Indian meal moth larva

@gotbugs; in home on sticky traps;

Wildcat Extension District

Springtails (Colembola)- N/A -

@gotbugs; Pest Control Co.;

KS

False Chinch Bug nymph (Nysius raphanus)- N/A -

 @gotbugs; under bark of Elm tree;

Sedgwick County

 Flat Bug (Aradus sp.) Aradus sp.

aggregating around a house;

WaKeeney, KS

 False Chinch Bug nymph (Nysius raphanus) False Chinch Bug nymph

under bark of a tree;

Thomas County

Broad-nosed weevil (Sitona californicus) and Citrus Flatid Planthopper (Mecalfa pruinosa)Sitona californicusCitrus Flatid Planthopper

in home;

Douglas County

Scale crawlers (Kermesidae)Scale crawler

apartment complex;

Kansas City, KS

Bat bugs (Cimex adjunctus)Bat Bug

in proso millet;

Riley County

Millet Proso Stemborer caterpillar (Coniesta ignefusalis)Millet stemborer

in alfalfa hay;

Los Angeles, CA

Geometrid moth (Sterhinae)Geometrid moth
July 08 - 14, 2016

@gotbugs; on rose bush;

Johnson County

Yellow-shouldered Slug Moth caterpillar (Lithacodes fasciola)Slug caterpillar

@gotbugs; curiosity

Topeka, KS

Milkweed Tussock Moth caterpillar (Euchaetes egle)Milkweed Tussock caterpillar

in sand;

Wabaunsee County

Sand wasps (Bicyrtes quadrifasciatus)Bicyrtes

in yard;

Phillips-Rooks District

False Chinch Bug nymphs (Nysius raphanus)False chinch bug

in home,

Manhattan, KS

Dermestid beetle larva (Dermestidae)Dermestid Beetle larva

willow branches die-back;

Pratt, KS

Willow scale (Chionaspis salicis)Willow scale

in home;

Manhattan, KS

Black Carpenter Ant (Camponotus pennsylvanicus)Camponotus pennsylvanicus
July 01 - 07, 2016

@gotbugs;

Leavenworth County

 Japanese Beetle (Popillia japonica) Japanese Beetle

@gotbugs;  large numbers in backyard;

Leavenworth County

Ground beetle (Harpalus sp.) Harpalus sp.

@gotbugs; under brome hay bales;

location unknown

Long-necked Seed Bug (Myodocha serripes) Long-necked Seed Bug

@gotbugs; pulled from ash tree trunk;

Phillips-Rooks District

Carpenterworm Moth - exuvia (Prionoxystus robiniae) Carpenterworm

@gotbugs; in office;

Washington, KS

False Chinch Bugs - nymphs (Nysius raphanus) False chinch bug

 @gotbugs; around sink drain;

Wichita, KS

 Springtails (Entomobryidae) Springtails

aggregating on a house porch;

Rawlins County

Striped Blister Beetle (Epicauta vittata)striped blister beetle

nuisance; Pest Control Co.

Sylvan Grove, KS

Cockroach hatchlingCockroach hatchling

in basement;

Washington, KS

Drugstore beetles (Stegobium paniceum)Drugstore beetle
June 24 - 30, 2016

@gotbugs; identification;

Riley County

Wheel Bug nymph (Arilus cristatus)Wheel bug nymph

flying around driveway, Insect Control Co.;

Kansas City, KS

Honey bees (Apis sp.)Honey Bee

in home,

Dodge City, KS

Blow fly maggots (Calliphoridae)blow fly maggot

in camper;

McPherson, KS

Warehouse beetle (Trogoderma variabile)Warehouse beetle

maple tree - yellowing;

Cheyenne County

Phylloxera (Phylloxera sp.)phylloxera sp.
June 17 - 23, 2016

@gotbugs; in yard;

Shawnee County

Eastern Blood-sucking Conenose (Triatoma sanguisiga)Triatoma sp.

@gotbugs; on a person;

Belleville, KS

Eastern Eyed Click Beetle (Alaus oculatus)Eastern Eye Click Beetle

@gotbugs; in house;

Wichita, KS

Southeastern Subterranean Termite (Reticulitermes hageni)R. hageni

@gotbugs; damaged leaves on Clematis plant

Sedgwick County

Mirid Plant Bug (Slaterocoris sp.)Slaterocoris plant bug

@gotbugs; large moth on a deck;

Mission, KS

Four Horned Sphinx (Ceratomia amyntor)Sphinx moth

distorted buds on oak;

Harvey County

Kermes scales (Kermesidae)Kermes scales

in house;

Seneca, KS

Larder Beetle larva (Dermestes lardarius)Larder Beetle larva

locust tree dieback;

Cheyenne County

no significant insect damage, one webworm caterpillarwebworm larva

dead locust trees;

Cheyenne County

no insect found, some minor boring damage- N/A -

in house;

Seneca, KS

Glowworm Beetle larva (Zarhipis sp.)Gloworm Beetle larva

on bathroom floor;

Mitchell County

Eastern Blood-sucking Conenose (Triatoma sanguisiga) 
near Arkansas River;

Derby, KS

Western Harvester Ant (Pogonomyrmex occidentalis)Western Harvester Ant
near Arkansas River;

Derby, KS

Pyramid ants (Dorymyrmex flavus)Dorymyrmex flavus
near Arkansas River;

Derby, KS

Bigheaded ants (Pheidole sp.)Pheidole sp.

near Arkansas River;

Derby, KS

Odorous House Ant (Tapinoma sessile)Tapinoma sessile
June 10 - 16, 2016

Medical facility;

Pottawatomie County

Rove beetle (Philonthus sp.)Rove beetle

flying around Spruce tree;

Geary County

Leaf beetle (Anomoea flavokansiensis)Leaf beetle

collected from a pine tree sample;

Basehor, KS

 Braconid wasp (Braconidae)- N/A -

@gotbugs; biting a person;

Douglas County

Longhorn beetle (Analephus sp.)Longhorn beetle

@gotbugs; emerging from ash tree;

Post Rock District #1

Carpenterworm exoskeleton (Prionoxystus robiniae)Lilac/Ash borer exoskeleton
@gotbugs; curiosity;

Wilson Lake, KS

Argus Tortoise Beetle larva (Chelymorpha cassidea)Argus beetle larva
 June 03 - 09, 2016

@gotbugs; sugar maple bark;

Wellington, KS

Woolly Aphids (Eriosoma sp.?)Woolly aphids

in home;

Seneca, KS

Springtails (Entomobryidae) and a cockroach nymph remainRoach nymph remain

in apartment, biting humans

Manhattan, KS

Tropical Rat Mite (Ornithonyssus bacoti)Tropical Rat Mite

house debris;

Topeka, KS

a spide remain- N/A -

apartment nuisance;

Brown County

Lace Bug (Corythucha sp.)Lace bug

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

unidentifiable beetle- N/A -
May 28 - June 02, 2016

on a patient, medical clinic

Manhattan, KS

Lonestar tick (Amblyomma americanum)- N/A -

in turf plug;

Olathe, KS

a mass of tick eggstik eggs

on bed; suspected biting;

Rawlins County

Dark-winged Fungus Gnat (Sciariadae)- N/A -

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

Varied Carpet Beetle larva (exuvia) - Anthrenus verbasciCarpet beetle larva
May 20 - 27, 2016

in home; Pest Control Co.;

Seneca, KS

Springtails (Entomobryidae) Springtails

@gotbugs; in house

NE

Parson spider (Herpyllus ecclesiasticus) Parson spider

Pinion pine bark;

St. Francis, KS

Bark aphids (Cinara sp.) Bark aphids

in apartment;

Manhattan, KS

Eastern Subterranean Termite (Reticulitermes flavipes) - reproductive - N/A -

home debris;

Shawnee County

no arthropod found- N/A -

In home;

Cheyenne County

Warehouse beetle (adult and larvae) - Trogoderma variabile Warehouse beetle

in an apartment;

Manhattan, KS

Clover mites (Bryobia sp.) and remains of a beetle, possibly a Drugstore beetle - N/A -

in a medical production area;

McPherson, KS

Spiderling (inidentifiable)Spiderling
May 14 - 19, 2016

feeding damage on corn in a greenhouse facility;

St Louis, MO

Banks Grass Mite (Oligonychus pratensis)Banks Grass Mite

swarming on a patio;

Pratt, KS

Eastern Subterranean Termite (Reticulitermes flavipes) - reproductive- N/A -

on person;

Atchison County

Lonestar tick (Amblyomma americanum)Lonestar Tick

In bedroom; biting

Wyandotte County

Bat bugs (Cimex sp.)- N/A -
May 06 - 13, 2016

in home;

Atchison County

 Springtail (Colembola) Springtail

bathroom cabinet;

Twin Creeks District

Carpet beetle (Attagenus sp.)- N/A -

sebaceous material from a human;

Leavenworth County

no arthropod found- N/A -

flower bed; pest control co.

Salina, KS
Aphids (Aphidoidea)Aphids

sebaceous tissue from a human;

Wichita, KS

no arthropod found- N/A -
May 01 - 05, 2016

@gotbugs;

Johnoosn County

Picture Winged Fy (Delphinia picta)

Picture winged fly

in light fixture;

Bourbon County

Carpenter ant alates (Camponotus sp.)Carpenter Ant alate

in kitchen;

Bourbon County

Eastern Subterranean Termite (Reticulitermes flavipes) - reproductiveEastern Subterranean Termite

in bed;

Medicine Lodge, KS

Varied Carpet Beetle larva (Anthrenus verbasci)Carpet beetle larva

on human clothing;

Perry KS

Eastern Blood-sucking Conenose (Triatoma sanguisiga) - nymphEastern Blood-sucking Conenose

in a bathroom;

Liberty, KS

Subterranean termite alates (Rhinotermitidae)Termite alate

in home, on people;

Seneca, KS

Clover mites (Bryobia praetiosa)Clover mite
April 2016

root damage on dead Ninebark bushes;

Riley County

Subterranean termites (Rhinotermitidae)Termite

@gotbugs; cedar tree branches

USDA submission

Soft scales (Physokermes sp.)Physokermes sp.

in bed;

Hutchinson, KS

Smooth Spider Beetle (Gibbium aequinoctiale)Smooth Spider Beetle

siding of a home;

Winchester, KS

Termite alate torso (Rhinotermitidae)Termite torso

@gotbugs; aspen tree trunk;

Goodland, KS

Oystershell scale (Lepidosaphes ulmi)Oystershell scale

in home;

Manhattan, KS

Black Widow Spider (Latrodectus sp.)Latrodectus sp.

boring damage in locust tree;

Gove, KS

Painted Hickory Borer (Megacyllene caryae); Banded Hickory borer (Knulliana cincta); Locust Seed Beetle (Amblycerus robiniae); unidentified larva and a cocoons with exuvia;- N/A -

@gotbugs; in home

Olathe, KS

American Dog Tick (Dermacentor variabilis)American Dog Tick

@gotbugs; feeding insect on sedum in a greenhouse;

Liberal, KS

Aphids (Aphidoidea)Aphids on Sedum

in home;

Wellington, KS

a desiccated remain of an unidentifiable moth- N/A -

Austrian Pine, needles and shoot tips damage;

Liberal, KS

Pine Needle Scale (Chionaspis pinifoliae) and Nuntucket Pine Tip Moth (Rhyacionia frustrana)Pine needle scaleNuntucket Tip Moth

Austrian Pine needle;

Garden City, KS

Pine Needle Scale (Chionaspis pinifoliae)Pine needle scale

@gotbugs; KHDE submission

Topeka, KS

Lone-star tick (Amblyomma americanum)Lone-star tick

@gotbugs; under yard light;

Solomon, KS

Rough stink bug (Brochymena sp.)Brochymena stink bug

Boring damage on Austrian pine

Goodland, KS

Longhorn beetle gallery and remains (Graphisurus sp.)Longhorn beetle elytra

boring beetle damage on Apple tree;

Hoxie, KS

Powderpost beetle damage- N/A -

@gotbugs, id request

Wichita, KS

March flies (Bibio sp.)March flies

@gotbugs; biology project;

Johnson County

Clover moth (Normophila nearctica)Clover moth

sooty mold on Pine tree;

Coffey County

Pine Tortoise Scale (Toumeyella parvicornis)Pine Tortoise Scale

on a human;

Manhattan, KS

Lone-star Tick nymph (Amblyomma ammericanum)Lone-star tick

@gotbugs; swarming around a  porch light;

Manhattan, KS

Hickory Borer (Megacyllene caryae)Hickory Borer
March 2016

@gotbugs; elementary class project;

location unknown

Superworm (Zophobas morio)Superworm

@gotbugs, hackberry tree boring damage;

Twin Creeks Extension District

Longhorn beetle larva (Neoclytus sp.)Neoclytus sp.

Nuisance in an office;

Jackson, KS

Jumping spider (Salticidae)Jumpins spider

body, clothing;

Lyndon, KS

a cockroach remains, no additional arthropod found- N/A -

@gotbugs; pest control co.;

Lyons, KS

Braconid wasp (Braconidae)Braconid wasp

house inside wall; falling debris;

Shawnee, KS

Carpenter ants (Camponotini); Clover mites (Bryobia praetiosa)- N/A -

underneath a kitchen sink;

Winchester, KS

Dermestid beetle larvae (Trogoderma sp.)Dermestid Beetle larva

@gotbugs; stripping house paint;

Shawnee County

Egg case of a Praying Mantis (Mantidae)Mantis Egg case

in home;

Meadowlark District

Merchant Grain Beetle (Oryzaephilus mercator)Mecrhant Grain Borer

on a human;

Oskaloosa, KS

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Cimex lectularius

@gotbugs; in home;

Phillops-Rooks District

Banded Ash Borer (Neoclytus caprea)Banded Ash Borer

in home infesting garden products;

McPherson, KS

Dermestid beetle larva (Dermestidae)Dermestid Beetle larva
February 2016

@gotbugs; in home;

location unknown

Hackberry Psyllids (Pachypsylla sp.)- N/A -

in house;

Shawnee County

Springtails (Colembola)- N/A -

on house roof;

Johnson County

Blue blowfly (Calliphora vicina)Calliphora vicina

house debris;

Topeka, KS

no arthropod found- N/A -

In a home;

Leavenworth County

Hackberry Psyllids (Pachypsylla sp.)Hackberry Psyllid

on house plants;

Leavenworth County

Green Peach Aphids (Myzus periscae)Green Peach Aphid

infesting grain in pantry, pest control co.

Johnson County

Lesser Grain Borer (Rhyzopertha dominica)Lesser Grain Borer

stinging;

McPherson, KS

wild population of Western Honey Bees (Apis mellifera)Honey Bee

in home; nuisance

McPherson, KS

Dark-winged Fungus Gnats (Sciaridae)Sciaridae

emerging from a hickory floor;

Overland Park, KS

Southern Lyctus Beetle (Lyctus carbonarius)Lyctus carbonarius
January 2016

in house;

Riley, KS

Eastern Blood-sucking Conenose (Triatoma sanguisuga)Eastern Blood-sucking Conenose

in home;

Leavenworth County

Drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum)Drugstore beetle

in hay; biting concern

Sumner County

House Pseudoscorpion (Chelifer cancroides)House pseudoscorpion

on dogs; pest control co.

Salina, KS

Burrowing bug (Cydnidae)Byrrowing bug

Shawnee County

Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Bed bug

@gotbugs; in home w/x-mas tree;

Sedgwick County

Giant Aphids (Lachninae)Aphid

@gotbugs; in home;

location unknown

Rove beetle (Staphylinidae)

Rove beetle

@gotbugs; in home w/x-mas tree;

Johnson County

Aphids (Cinara sp.)

Cinara aphid

insect habitat mite infestation;

K-state Insect Zoo

Mite (Stratiolaelaps sp.); Mold mite (Tyrophagus putrescentiae);

Mold miteStratiolaelaps sp.

on sofa; biting;

Douglas County

possibly a Bed Bug nymphal remain- N/A-

in house;

Norton-Twin Creeks District

Black Widow Spider (Latrodectus sp.) and Cellar Spiderling (Pholcidae) Black widow spider

in an appartment; pest control co.;

Salina, KS

Bat Bug (Cimex adjunctus)- N/A -