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Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
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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, 2015

inside a home;

Allen County

Rice weevils (Sitophilus oryzae)Sitophilus oryzae

@gotbugs; a kissing bug concern;

Frontier District
Eastern Milkweed Bug (Lygaeus calmii)Eastern Milkweed Bug

Bed and carpet; in apartment complex;

Topeka, KS

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)- N/A -

biting people; in retirement home;

Topeka, KS

Human Bed Bugs (Cimex lectularius) and Carpet Beetle larvae (Anthrenus sp.)Carpet beetle larva

in home;

Wyandotte County

Black Carpet Beetle larvae (Attagenus unicolor)Black Carpet Beetle larvae

in patient's bed;

Leavenworth County

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)- N/A -

a concern about Kissing bugs;

Kansas City, KS

Leaf-footed Pine Seed Bug (Leptoglossus corculus) Pine Seed Bug
November, 2015

biting in bed; Pest Control Co.

Barton County

Beetle mite (Parasitinae) Parasitic mite

in home; nuisance;

Douglas County

Hackberry Psyllids (Pachypsylla sp.)Hackberry Psyllid

@gotbugs;

Sumner County

 Cross-striped cabbageworm (Evergestis rimosalis) and Green Peach Aphids (Myzus persicae) Cross-striped cannageworm

@gotbugs; in home;

Smith County

Parasitic wasps (Proctotrupidae) Proctotrupid wasp

@gotbugs; in a kitchen;

Wichita, KS

Red-legged Ham Beetle (Necrobia rufipes) Necrobia rufipes

Tree twigs with bark slits;

Manhattan, KS

Cicada egg casings; Cicada egg casings
on a porch fly strip;

Sumner County

Face Flies (Musca autumnalis)Face flies

aggregating on vinyl tiles;

Leavenworth County

Fruit fly (Drosophila sp.); body parts of unknown mites;Mite torsoDrosophila sp.

on window screens;

Leavenworth County

Hackberry Psyllids (Pachypsylla sp.)Hackberry Psyllid

on o person;

Leavenworth County

Bed Bugs (Cimex lectularius)Bed Bugs

@gotbugs; on mice;

Independence, KS

Warble Fly larva (Cuterebra sp.)Bot Fly

in home;

Hiawatha, KS

Minute Pirate Bug (Orius insidiosus); Tube-tailed Thrip (Phlaeothripidae); Hacklemesh Weaver spiderling (Amaurobiidae); flea frass;

 

Minute Pirate BugTube-tailed ThripHacklemesh Weaver spiderling

@gotbugs; on back patio;

Larned, KS

Fall Armyworm caterpillar (Spodoptera frugiperda)Fall Armyworm

feeding on apple fruit;

Seneca. KS

Dark Flower Beetle (Euphoria sepulcralis)Euphoria sepulcralis

in home;

Goodland, KS

Wolf spider (Lycosidae)Wolf spider

in medical production facility;

McPherson, KS

Face Fly (Musca autumnalis)Face fly

in home;

McPherson, KS

Odorous House Ant (Tapinoma sessile)Tapinoma sessile

biting in bed; sticky traps

Manhattan, KS

German cockroaches; a Ground beetle, no additional arthropod found- N/A -
Oct 16 - 31, 2015

@gotbugs; accumulating on a driveway below ash tree;

Douglas County
possibly Ash Seed Weevil larvae (Lignyodes sp.)Ash Seed Weevil larvae

in swine facilities;

Republic County

Fruit flies (Drosophila repleta)Drosophila repleta

 in a bed;

Phillisburg, KS

 Rove beetle (Tachyporus sp.); Seed bugs (Rhyparochromidae) Rove beetle and Seed beetle

identification request;

Seneca, KS

Saltmarsh caterpillars - cocoons (Estigmene acrea) 

@gotbugs; in home;

Wichita, KS

Greenhouse Camel Crickets (Diestrammena asynamora)Greenhouse Camel Cricket

in medical production facility;

McPherson, KS

Hacklemesh spider (Amaurobiidae)Haclemesh spider

in home infesting foods;

McPherson, KS

Cigarette Beetle (Lasioderma serricorne)Cigarette Beetle

Fly nuisance;

Miami County

Face fly (Musca autumnalis)Face fly
Oct 02 - 15, 2015

bark damage on twigs of Elm hybrid; USDA nursery;

Manhattan, KS

Periodic Cicada egg-laying damage with egg casings- N/A -

feeding damage on Oak tree leaves; USDA nursery

Manhattan, KS
Lacebug eggs (Corythucha arcuata)Oak Lacebug

feeding damage on Oak tree leaves; USDA nursery

Manhattan, KS

Oak Leaf Phylloxera (Phylloxera glabra)Oak Leaf Phylloxera

in home;

Sherman County

Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)Indian Meal Moth

aggregation around trees in a business area; pest control co.;

Nemaha County

4-Spotted Sap Beetle (Glischrochilus quadrisignatus)Glischrochilus quadrisignatus

attached to a person;

Solomon, KS

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

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

Corn Wireworm (Aelolus sp.)Aeolus sp.

dead honey bees;

Wyandotte County

Parasitic mite (Warroa jacobsoni)Varroa mite

feeding on asters roots;

Douglas County

Woolly aphids (Pepmphigus sp.)Pemphigus sp.

@gotbugs; on the shore of the Grouse creek;

Cowley County

Dragonhunter larva (Hagenius brevistylus)Dragonhunter larva

in home; pest control co.

Wyandotte County

Foreign Grain Beetle (Ahasverus advena) Ahasverus advena

@gotbugs; in flower bed - stinging;

Miami County

Eastern Yellowjacket Wasps (Vespula maculiformis)Eastern Yellow Jacket Wasp

@gotbugs; aggregating near building;

Lyons, KS

False Chinch Bug (Nysius raphanus)False Chinch Bug nymph

yard and home - biting;

Hiawatha, KS

Cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis)Cat flea

in home;

Manhattan, KS

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)- N/A -
Sept 19 - Oct 01, 2015

biting concern, examining sticky tapes;

Lyon County

no arthropod found; fungal spores present on tapes- N/A -

in home;

Goodland, KS

Field Cricket (Gryllus sp.)- N/A -

in a refrigerator;

Columbus. KS

Root-maggot fly pupae remains (Anthomyiidae)Fly pupa

@gotbugs; in a garden;

Paxico, KS

White-lined Sphinx Mont caterpillar (Hyles lineata)Hyles lineata

@gotbugs; feeding on Rose of Sharron;

Dickinson County

Scentless plant bug (Niesthrea louisianica)Niesthrea bug

biting in bed;

Manhattan, KS

Gallinipper mosquito (Psorophora ciliata)Gallinipper mosquito

bites on people; a bed sheet checked for arthropods;

Lansing, KS

- no arthropod found -- N/A -

feeding on pine needles;

Garden City, KS

Pine Needle Scale (Chionaspis pinifoliae)Pine Needle Scale
oak leaves with marginal galls;

Crawford County

Oak Leaf Itch Mites (Pyemotes herfsi) Oak Leaf Itch Mite
Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

Miller Moth (Acronita leporina) Miller Moth
Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

Brown Centipede (Lithobius forficatus) Brown Centipede

an inquiry about cicada anatomy;

Lawrence, KS

 Annual Cicada (Tibicen pruinosa) - N/A -

boring damage in cottonwood trees;

Mound City, KS

Poplar Borer (Saperda calcarata)Poplar borer larva

@gotbugs; identification;

Marion County

Polyphemus Moth caterpillar (Antheraea polyphemus)Polyphemus moth caterpillar
Sept 11 - 18 , 2015

@gotbugs;

location unknown

Leaf-footed bug nymph (Coreidae)Coreidae

@gotbugs; flying outdoors in a residential area;

Wyandotte County

Crane Fly (Tipula abdominalis)Tipula abdominalis

@gotbugs; inquiry from a child

Winfield, KS

Pale Green Assassin Bug (Zelus luridus) - nymphPale green assassin bug nymph

@gotbugs;

location unknown

Smeared Dagger Moth (Acronicta oblinita)Dagger moth caterpillar

@gotbugs; skeletonizing crab apple leaves

Kansas Forest Service

Yellownecked Caterpillar Moth (Datana ministra)Yellownecked Caterpillar Moth

in Bermuda grass stems;

Cherokee County

Bermudagrass Stem Maggot (Atherigona reversura)Bermudagrass stem maggot

flying in K-state Vet.Med. building;

Manhattan, KS

Webbing Clothes Moths (Tineola bisselliella)Clothes Moth
Sept 04 - 10, 2015

in school;

Cowley County

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Cimex lectularius

@gotbugs; swarming in home yards;

Sedgwick County

Hover fly (Toxomerus politus)Toxomerus sp.

found in hair;

Wyandotte County

 Minute Brown Scavenger beetle (Corticariinae) Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle
Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

Longbodied Cellar Spider (Pholcus phalangioides) Cellar spider

in house;

Manhattan, KS

Drugstore Beetle (Stegobium paniceum)- N/A -

on a mattress;

Manhattan, KS

Dermestid beetle larva (Dermestidae);

Booklouse (Psocoptera)

 Dermestid beetle larvaeBooklice

boring damage in cedar branches;

Huskell County

Cypress Bark Beetle (Phloeosinus cristatus) Cypress Bark Beetle

branch die-back on Eastern Red Cedar;

Norton County

Juniper scale (Carulaspis sp.);

Parasitic wasp (Encarsia citrina)

 Juniper scaleEncarcia citrina

in destroyed bee hive;

Lindsborg, KS

Honeycomb Wax Moth (Galleria mellonella) Honeycomb Wax Moth

feeding on grape leaves;

Riley County

Grape Leafroller caterpillars (Desmia funeralis) Grape Leafroller

in office building

Topeka, KS

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Human Bed Bug

in home;

Goodland, KS

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Human Bed Bug

in home;

Leavenworth County

Drugstore Beetle (Stegobium paniceum)Drugstore beetle
August 28 - Sept 03 , 2015

found in the bed;

Goodland, KS

unknown Darkling Beetle (Tenebrionidae)- N/A -

in yard;

Cheyenne County

Paper wasp (Polistes sp.) - N/A -

soybean leaves with chewing damage;

Westphalia, KS

possibly Bean Leaf Beetle (Cerotoma trifurcata) - N/A -

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

 Brown Centipede (Lithobius forficatus) - N/A -

on willow and birch trees;

Thomas County

Carpenter ants (Camponotus sp.) and Pole Borer (Neandra brunnea)Ground beetleCamponotus sp.

@gotbugs; in brome field;

Miami County

Fall Armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda)Fall Armyworm

@gotbugs;

location unknown

Bed Bugs (Cimicidae)Bed Bugs

@gotbugs; in kitchen

River Valley Extension District

Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)Plodia moth
August 21 - 27 , 2015

in home;

Seneca, KS

Cockroach nymph (Blattidae)Cockroach nymph

on dog's bedding;

Meriden, KS

Tick larvae (Dermacentor variabilis ?)Tick larvae

swarming near trees;

Russell County

Syrphid fly (Toxomerus politus)Toxomerus sp.

in barn with frass;

Wyandotte County

Aphodiinae Dung beetles (Ataenius sp.)Aphodiinae dung beetle

on a deck; reported biting;

Kansas City, KS

Ensign wasp (Hyptia sp.)Hyptia sp.

@gotbugs; on a mirror inside a house;

Augusta, KS

Fruit fly (Euaresta aequalis)Euaresta fly

@gotbugs; in home

Stafford County

Bed bugs (Cimicidae)Bed bug

@gotbugs; damaging alfalfa crop

MsPherson, KS

Alfalfa webworm (Loxostege commixtalis)Alfalfa webworm

@gotbugs; curiosity;

Wichita, KS

Blister beetle (Pyrota engelmanni)Pyrota Blister Beetle

on a cat;

Manhattan, KS

Squirrel Flea (Orchopeas howardi)Squirrel Flea
August 15 -  20, 2015

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

Brown Centipede (Lithobius forficatus) Centipede

in soybean field;

Gypsum, KS

Soybean Aphids (Aphis glycines)Soybean aphid

@gotbugs; in pet stool;

Johnson County

Fly maggot (possibly Flesh fly - Sarcophagidae) Fly maggot

in damaged lawn;

Sunflower District

Grass borer caterpillar (Diatraea sp.) Southwestern Corn Borer

found on bedding;

Wichita, KS

1st instar caterpillars with eggs (Lepidoptera)1st instar caterpillar

nesting in a lawn;

Meadowlark District

Eastern Yellowjacket wasp (Vespula maculifrons)Eastern Yellowjacket

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS
Ground beetle torsoGround beetle torso
August 08 - 14 , 2015

feeding damage on raspberry leaves;

Leavenworth, KS

Rose Leafhopper nymphs (Edwardsiana rosae)

Two-spotted spider mites (Tetranychus urticae)

Rose Leafhopper nymph

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS
Dermestid beetle larva (Dermestidae)Dermestid beetle larvae

@gotbugs; damaged apple tree leaves

Frontier District

Sawfly larva (Tenthredinidae)Sawfly larva

@gotbugs; on Velvet Gaura

Junction City, KS

Stilt Bugs  (Berytidae)Stilt bugs

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS
 Ground beetle (Harpalus pennsylvanicus) Harpalus sp.

@gotbugs; in home;

Johnson County

American Idia moth (Idia americalis)American Idia
August 01 - 07 , 2015

@gotbugs; in garden;

Winifred, KS

Spined Micrathena spider (Micrathena gracilis)Spined Micrathena

@gotbugs; in a bedroom;

Brown County

Bat Bug (Cimex sp.)Bat bug

@gotbugs; on apartment building;

Wichita, KS

Seed Bug (Lygaeidae)Seed bug

in house bathroom;

Riley County

Locust Seed Borer (Amblycerus robiniae)Locust Seed Beetle
July 24 - 31 , 2015

in home; Pest Control Co.

Seneca, KS

Drugstore beetles (Stegobium paniceum) Drugstore beetle

@gotbugs; aggregating on onion leaves

Garden City, KS

Five-banded Tiphiid Wasps (Myzinum quinquecinctum) - malesFive-banded Tiphiid Wasp

@gotbugs;

location unknown

Evergreen Bagworm (Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis)Evergreen Bagworm

@gotbugs; in a bathtub

location unknown

Caterpillar Hunter (Calosoma sp.)Calosoma sp.

@gotbugs; attacking commercial lawn

Johnson County

Sharpshooter Leafhopper (Draeculacepha sp.)Leafhopper

@gotbugs; in oak wood tunnels

Sedgwick County

Springtails (Willowsia platani)Springtails

@gotbugs; on ash tree leaves;

Johnson County

European Elm Flea Weevil (Orchestes alni)European Elm Flea Weevil

K-state Insect Zoo

Manhattan, KS

Carpenter ant (Camponotus decipiens)Camponotus decipiens

bites on lower legs, debris collected on sticky tapes

Edgerton, KS

- no arthropod found -- N/A-

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS
Corn Wireworm (Aelolus sp.)Aelolus sp.

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS
Ground Beetles (Harpalus sp, Poecilus sp.) Harpalus sp.Poecilus sp.

@gotbugs; curiosity;

Lincoln, KS

Ailanthus Webworm Moth (Atteva aurea)Ailanthus Webworm Moth

@gotbugs; in a bedroom;

Douglas County

Eastern Blood-sucking Conenose (Triatoma sanguisuga)Conenose Bug

@gotbugs; in sorgum field

Atchison County

Bee Killer - Apiomerus crassipesBee Killer
July 18 - 23 , 2015

galls on Chinkapin oak

Riley County

Cynipid wasp (Andricus flavohirtus)Andricus galls on Oak

@gotbugs; ID question;

location unknown

Ground Beetle larva (Carabidae)Carabid larva

@gotbugs; infesting a garden;

Lawrence, KS

Green Stink Bug nymph - Chinavia hilarisGreen Stink Bug

feeding on butterfly weed;

Johnson County, Master Gardeners

Unexpected Cycnia Moth caterpillar - Cycnia inopinatusCycnia Moth

@gotbugs; landing into City pools;

Louisburg, KS

Green Stink Bug nymph - Chinavia hilarisGreen Stink Bug

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS
Leafhopper (Agallia sp.)Leafhopper

Medical Production Facility;

McPherson, KS

Ground Beetle (Harpalus sp.)Harpalus sp.

collected from a yard;

Barber County

Unidentified beetle - sample in poor condition- N/A-

collected from a yard;

Barber County

Ground Beetles (Carabidae) - 4 different species- N/A-
July 11 - 17 , 2015

aggregating on a building and in a garden;

Wyandotte County

Green Stink Bug nymphs (Chinavia hilaris)- N/A -

in home;

Goodland, KS

possibly Clothes moth - sample in poor condition- N/A -

@gotbugs; feeding on a maple tree;

Morganville, KS

 Cecropia Moth caterpillar (Hyalophora cecropia) Cecropia caterpillar

@gotbugs; stem mining on unknow plant

Wichita, KS

European Elm Flea Weevil (Orchestes alni) European Elm Flea Weevil

@gotbugs; around a house

Olatha; KS

Cicada Killer Wasp (Sphecius speciosus) Cicada Killer Wasp

@gotbugs; feeding on Ecinacea plant

Wichita, KS

Gorgone Checkerspot caterpillar (Chlosyne gorgone)Gorgone checkerspot

biting people at a pool;

Riley County

Pavement Ant (Tetramorium caespitum)Pavement Ant

on a desk in office building

Wyandotte County

Cigarette Beetle (Lasioderma serricorne)Cigarette Beetle

in purchased mulch;

Lansing, KS

Subterranean Termite workers (Reticulitermes sp.)Termite worker
July 03 - 10 , 2015

@gotbugs; feeding on weeping mulberry

Post Rock District #1

Citrus Flatid Planthopper (Metcalfa pruinosa)Citrus Flatis Panthopper

@gotbugs; feeding on eunonymus bush

Atchinson County

Eunonymus Scale (Unaspis euonymi)Eunonymus scale

@gotbugs; ash tree bark damage

Shawnee County

Flat Oak Borer (Smodicum cucujiforme)Flat Oak Borer

@gotbugs;

Phillips-Rooks District

White-lined sphinx caterpillar (Hyles lineata)White-lined Sphinx caterpillar

in a medium; Medical production facility;

McPherson, KS

Wolf spiderling (Lycosidae)Wolf spider

skeletonized leaves on Crab Apple tree with webbing;

Bourbon County

Lepidoptera - possibly Fall webworm- N/A -

found in bed;

Goodland, KS

remains and a larva of Carpet beetles (Dermestidae)Carpet beetle remains
June 28 -  July 02, 2015

@gotbugs; feeding on broccoli

Mankato, KS

Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionica)Halequin Bug

@gotbugs; aggregating on a house

Garden City, KS

Elm Leaf Beetle (Pyrrhalta luteola)Elm Leaf Beetle

@gotbugs; biting in a bed;

location unknown

Wheel Bug nymph (Arilus cristatus)Wheel bug

in a pasture;

Barnes, KS

Imported Long-horned Weevils (Calomycterus setarius)Imported Long-horned weevil

oak leaves with marginal galls checked for itch mites

Crawford County

Oak leaf Itch Mites (Pyemotes herfsi)Icth mite

in home;

Phillips County

Bat Bug (Cimex adjunctus)Bat bug

on patient; County Hospital;

Leavenworth County

Tube-tailed Thrip (Phlaeothripidae)Tube-tailed Thrip

In K-state building at a desk;

Manhatta, KS

Nursery Web Spider (Pisauridae)Pisauridae

biting people;in an appartment

Manhattan, KS

Tropical Fowl Mite (Ornithonyssus bursa)Tropical Fowl Mite
June 22 - 27  , 2015

@gotbugs; brougt in ext. office

Lyon County

Oak Timberworm (Arrhenodes minutus)Oak Timberworm

swarming around garden pole beens;

Leavenworth County

Darkwinged Fungus Gnats (Sciaridae)Darkwinged Fungus Gnat

@gotbugs; backyard;

Rawlins County

Eastern Tiger Swallowtail caterpillar (Papilio glaucus)Papilio glaucus

feeding on Lemon Verbena;

Manhattan, KS

Planthopper nymphs (Acanalonia sp.)Acanalonia sp.

@gotbugs; defoliating elm trees

Marion County

Elm Sawfly larva (Cimbex americana)Elm Sawfly

in livestock water tank

Kanorado, KS

Non-biting midge larvae (Chironomidae)Chironomidae

near a home building

Junction City, KS

Rustic Borer (Xylotrechus colonus)Rustic borer

@gotbugs; in home- termite concern

location unknown

Hover Fly Parasite wasp (Diplazon laetatorius)Ichneumon wasp

@gotbugs, in home

Miami County

Larder Beetle larva (Dermestes lardarius)Larder Beetle larva

@gotbugs; aggregating on a pavement

Ceary County

Fungus Gnat larvae (Mycetophiloidea)Fungus Gnat larvae

@gotbugs; on porch

location unknown

Orange Assassin Bug (Pselliopus barberi)Orange Assassin Bug

@gotbugs; on porch

location unknown

Sycamore Seed Bug (Belonochilus numenius)Sycamore Seed Bug
June 14 - 21 , 2015

@gotbugs; Great Plains Nature Center

Wichita. KS

Sycamore Seed Bug (Belonochilus numenius)Sycamore Seed Bug

on carpet in a home

Leavenworth County

Sycamore Seed Bug - nymphs (Belonochilus numenius)Sycamore Seed Bug

@gotbugs; on a porch

Wichita, KS

Sycamore Seed Bug (Belonochilus numenius)Sycamore Seed Bug

carrying soil into a garage;

Washington, KS

Small Citronella Ant (Lasius claviger)Citronella Ant

in rental appartments;

Sabetha, KS

Human Bed Bugs (Cimex lectularis)Bed Bugs

biting humans; County Hospital

Lincoln County

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

biting humans; County Hospital

Lincoln County

Lone-star tick - engorged female nymph (Amblyomma americanum) Lone-star tick

wood-boring beetles in Burr Oak

Ford County

Red-shouldered Bostrichid (Xylobiops basilaris)

Deathwatch beetle (Xestobium sp.)

 Red-shouldered BostrichidDeathwatch Beetle

in horse barn

Kingman. KS

Dark Mealworm Beetle (Tenebrio obscurus)Dark Mealworm Beetle

In a basement;

Riley County

Black Carpet Beetle (Attagenus unicolor)Black Carpet Beetle

@gotbugs; in a garden shed

Riley County

Fishing Spider (Dolomedes tenebrosus)Fishing Spider
June 06 - 13 , 2015

@gotbugs; on sunflower leaves

location unknown

Red-Banded Leaf Hopper (Graphocephala coccinea) Leaf hopper

@gotbugs; feeding on leaves of Elm trees;

Geary County

European Elm Flea Weevil (Orchestes alni) Elm Flea Weevil

in home;

Kansas City, KS

Common Plaster Beetle (Dienerella filum) Dienerella filum

spider bite in a car;

Newton, KS

Daring Jumping Spider (Phidippus audax)Daring Jumping Spider

nuisance; Pest Control Services

Nemaha County

Army ants (Neivamyrmex opacithorax)Neivamyrmex opacithorax

on lilac shrub

Cheyenne County

Sap beetles (Lobiopa undulata)Lobiopa sp.

at home; nuisance

Jackson County

Cupboard Spider (Steatoda grossa)Steatoda sp.

@gotbugs;

Manhattan, KS

Cottonwood Leaf Beetle (Chrysomela scripta)Cottonwood Leaf Beetle

in a home

Washington, KS

Drugstore Beetle (Stegobium paniceum)Drugstore beetle
June 01 - 05 , 2015

@gotbugs; feeding on Buffalo Bur

Riley County

Colorado Potato Beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata)Colorado Potato Beetle larva

on a patient home bedding

Leawenworth County

Poultry Bug nymph (Haematosiphon inodorus)Haematosiphon sp.

@gotbugs; curiosity

Topeka, KS

Cercopia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia)Cercopia

@gotbugs; at a house

Manhattan, KS

Southern Yellowjacket Wasp (Vespula sqamosa) - queen
Southern Yellowjacket Wasp

@gotbugs; in a senior home

Johnson County

Indian Meal Moth (Plodia interpunctella)Indian Meal Moth

K-state Ext.

Riley County, KS

 Fruit Fly (Drosophila sp.) Fruit fly

leaf damage on Lacebark Elm

Falls City, NE

Woolly Elm Aphids (Eriosoma americana);

feeding damage by Flea / Weevil Beetles

Woolly Elm Aphid
May 16 -31 , 2015

@gotbugs; inside a home

Goessel, KS

European Elm Flea Weevil (Orchestes alni)European Elm Flea Weevil

@gotbugs; infesting a Maple tree

Ottawa, KS

Woolly aphids (Eriosomatinae)Woolly aphids

@gotbugs;

location unknown

Horsehair worm (Nematomorpha)Horsehair worm

@gotbugs; in a home

Reno County

Ants - alates (Formicidae)Ants

@gotbugs; in a basement

Abileene, KS

possibly a Wolf Spider (Lycosidae)Spider

@gotbugs; pupated from rabbit remains

location unknown

Blow Fly (Calliphorinae)Blow Fly

@gotbugs; crawling on Oak tree

location unknown

Twice-stabbed Lady Beetle larvae (Chilocorus kuwanae)Twice-stabbed Lady Beetle larvae

@gotbugs;

Rooks County

Wolf spider (Lycosidae)Wolf spider

@gotbugs;

Olatha, KS

Blinded Sphinx Moth (Paonias excaecata)Sphinx Moth

@gotbugs; attn. to Ext. office

Johnson County

Plant Bug (Neolygus sp.)Plant bug

@gotbugs; found on walls in a courthouse

Bed Bugs (Cimicidae)Bed Bugs

@gotbugs;

St. Francis, KS

Asian Ladybird Beetle larvae (Harmonia axyridis)

Asian Ladybird Beetle larvae

@gotbugs; Correctional facility

El Dorado, KS

Brown Recluse Spiders (Loxosceles reclusa)

Brown Recluse Spider

in a basement, home floors

Johnson County

Moth larvae - Aglossa sp. (pinguinalis ?)

Aglossa sp. caterpillar

wilting elm tree

Shawnee County

Unidentified Insect Scale - crawlers feeding on leaves (Cocoidea)

Insect scales

on front house steps; Pest Control Co.

Wyandotte County

Plant bugs (Neolygus sp.)

Neolygus plant bugs
May 08 - 15, 2015

at the base of ash trees

McPherson, KS

Carpenter moth exuviae (Cossidae)

Tabanid exuviae

infested stored corn grain

Saline County

Minute Fungus Beetle (Latridius minutus);

Foreign Grain Beetle (Ahasverus advena)

Minute Fungus BeetleAhasverus

@gotbugs; leaf damage on hackberry bush

Miami County

Unidentified Sawfly larva. Sawfly on hackberry bush

in a shipment package; Medical production facility;

McPherson, KS

Almond Moth larva (Cadra cautella)Almond moth larva

Boring damage in Oriental Arborvitae;

Colwich, KS

Western cedar bark beetle (Phloeosinus punctatus)Western Cedar Bark Beetle

Damaged pin oak branches

Miami County

Lecanium scales; Obscure scales (Melanaspis obscura); Eriophyid mites (Eriophyidae);Obscure scale

wheat plantings

Riley County

Greenbug aphids (Schizaphis graminum)Greenbug aphid
May 01 - 08, 2015

juniper branches dieback

Cheyenne County

Juniper scale (Carulaspis sp.)

Juniper scale

@gotbugs;

Olathe, KS

Bat Tick (Carios kelleyi)

Bat tick

@gotbugs; mud pillars on the ground

Shawnee County

Cicada emergence tunnels (Cicadidae)

Cicada emergence tunnels

Medical center;

Neosho County

Clover mites (Bryobia praetiosa); Springtail (Colembola);

Psyllid wings

Clover mite

Springtail

April, 2015

infested sorghum grain

Manhattan, KS

Dermestid beetle larvae (Anthrenus sp.)Dermestid beetle larvae

in a home

Winchester, KS

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Human Bed Bug

diseased boxwood shrub

Harper, KS

Springtails in dead roots (Colembola)Springtail

found in bed

Manhattan, KS

Human Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)- N/A -

on a person; Consulting co.

Johnson County

Human flea (Pulex sp.)Human flea

a biting concern; Dermatology

Kansas City, KS

Unidentified beetle (Coleoptera) - poor sample condition- N/A -

@gotbugs; in a kitchen

location unknown

Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci)- N/A -

@gotbugs; on burning bush and clematis

Frontier District

Chinese Mantis egg massMantis - egg mass

In a basement;

Hiawatha, KS

Eastern Subterranean Termite (Reticulitermes flavipes)Eastern Subterranean Termite

@gotbugs, swarming around Ash trees

Johnosn County

Brownheaded Ash Sawfly (Tethida barda)Sawflies

In garage and bathroom

Newton, KS

Sawtoothed Grain Beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis)Sawtoothed Grain Beetle

@gotbugs; swarming around turfgrass

Reno County

March Flies (Bibio fraternus)Bibio fraternus

@gotbugs; caught outdoors

Kansa City

Sawflies (Tetherinidae; possibly Brownheaded Ash Sawfly)Sawflies

In garage and bathroom

Newton, KS

Sawtoothed Grain Beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis)Sawtoothed Grain Beetle
March, 2015

In an appartment bldg.

Manhattan, KS

Bat Bug (Cimex adjunctus)- N/A -

in a house

McLouth, KS

Odorous House Ant (Tapioma sessile)Tapioma sessile

in house basement

McPherson, KS

Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci)Varied Carpet Beetle

@gotbugs; emerging from a hickory firewood

Cheyenne County

Hickory Borer (Megacyllene caryae)Hickory Borer

K-state ZOO, in tarantula container

Manhattan, KE

Bulb Mite (Rhizoglyphus sp.)Bulb mite

Medical Production Facility

McPherson, KS

Wolf spiderling (Lycosidae)Wolf spider

emerging from butterfly chrysalis at Insect ZOO

 Manhattan, KS

Pteromalid wasps - Pteromalus puparumPteromalus

specks on zinnia flowers

Manhattan, KS

No insect damage, soil mite found - EupodidaeEupodid mite

Medical facility, patient bitten at home

Manhattan, KS

Brown Recluse Spider (Loxosceles reclusa)Brown Recluse Spider

@gotbugs; in home

KS?

Bed bug (Cimicidae)Cimicid bug

Found on a bed

Topeka, KS

Bed Bug (Cimex lectularius)Bed Bug

@gotbugs, flying in a basement

Location unknown

Termite alateTermite alate

In the basement

Logan County

Subterranean Termite neotenics (Rhinotermitidae)Termite worker

Inside home, on clothing

Osage County

Varied Carpet Beetle (Anthrenus verbasci) - adultsVaried Carpet Beetle

@gotbugs; under bag of birdseed

location unknown

Booklice (Liposcelis sp.)- N/A -
February, 2015

Damage in Rye and Wheat fields

Greenwood County

Army Cutworm (Euxoa auxiliaris)

Army Cutworm

Medical production facility

McPherson, KS

Cluster Fly (Pollenia sp.)

Blow Fly (Calliphoridae) remains

Cluster Fly

home nuisance

Saline County

Ground spider spiderlingSpiderling

In house; nuisance

Chanuta, KS

Fruit fly (Drosophila sp. - repleta?)

Drosophila sp.

on ornamental plants; greenhouse

Manhattan. KS

Brown Soft Scale (Coccus hesperidum)

Coccus Soft Scale

@gotbugs; under a bed

Johnson County

Booklice (Liposcelis sp.)

Booklice

Cedar twigs with a waxy cover on the bark

Belleville, KS

Mealybug pupae (Pseodococcidae)

Cypress mealybug pupa
January, 2015

In house

Shawnee, KS

Woodlouse Hunter (Dysdera crocata)

Dysdera crocata

@gotbugs; found on a fence

Clay Center, KS

Ants (Formicidae) - alates

Ant alates

Pest Management Co.

Manhattan, KS

Bed bug - 1st instar exuvia

Bed bug exuvia

In very old book; question of an origin

Manhattan, KS

Ghost spider (Anyphaenidae)

Ghost spider

In home

Osage County

Sawtoothed Grain Beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis)

Cockroach nymph

Sawtoothed Grain Beetle

flying in a house

Geary County

Parasitic wasp (Proctotrupes sp.)Proctotrupis wasp

Kitchen table

Columbus, KS

Drugstore Beetle (Stegobium paniceum) Drugstore beetle