WSU Tree Fruit Research & Extension Center

Pear Entomology

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

 



 

 

INSECTS

 

DIPTERA

Common flies and craneflies. One pair of wings, one pair of halteres. Includes many of the most annoying creatures in the state.

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ODONATA

Dragonflies and damselflies. All are carnivorous as larvæ and adults.

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HYMENOPTERA

Ants, bees, wasps, and hornets.

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HEMIPTERA

Halfwings, the so-called True Bugs.Their mouths are like flexible straws.

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HOMOPTERA

Cicadellids, aphids, and psyllids. Cousins of the Hemiptera, with strawlike mouths and wings that meet in an inverted V.

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ORTHOPTERA

Grasshoppers and crickets.

 

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EPHEMEROPTERA, PLECOPTERA and
TRICHOPTERA

Mayflies, Stoneflies and Caddiflies.

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THE REST

All other insects.

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BONUS GALLERY: MYRIAPODA

Centipedes and Millipedes. Not technically insects, but here not comprising enough pictures to justify an independent gallery.

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