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PPDC Entomology lab

Plant Pest Diagnostics Center - Entomology Laboratory


Arachnida (mites, spiders, scorpions)

Insecta: Coleoptera (beetles)

Insecta: Diptera (flies)

Insecta: Hemiptera

Auchenorrhyncha (leafhoppers, sharpshooters, planthoppers, cicadas)

Heteroptera (true bugs)

Sternorrhyncha (scales, mealybugs, whiteflies, aphids, psyllids)

Insecta: Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps)

Insecta: Lepidoptera (moths)

Insecta: "lower" insects (grasshoppers, crickets, cockroaches, etc.)

Molecular Topics (Africanized honey bee, Med fly origins, LBAM larvae, Asian gypsy moth)

Mollusca (snails, slugs) and other non-insect, non-arachnid invertebrates

Thysanoptera (thrips)