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Featured Creatures

Below is a list of “Featured Creatures” that have appeared in past editions of the IPM Newsletter (alphabetized by scientific name). These insect pests have been selected due to their significant economic importance to agriculture and natural resources in Georgia. Check back each month as more Featured Creatures will be added. Information sheets will open in a separate window as a .pdf document.


Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

Adelges tsugae (Annand)

Information Sheet


Squash Bug

Anasa tristis (DeGeer)

Information Sheet


Pepper Weevil

Anthonomus eugenii (Cano)

Information Sheet


Boxelder Bug

Boisea trivittata

Information Sheet


Cowpea Curculio

Chalcodermus aeneus Boheman

Information Sheet


Ips Engraver (Bark) Beetles

Coleoptera: Scolytidae

Information Sheet


San Jose Scale

Comstockaspis perniciosus (Comstock)

Information Sheet


Plum Curculio

Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst)

Information Sheet


Cat Flea

Ctenocephalides felis (Bouché)

Information Sheet


Blueberry Gall Midge

Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson)

Information Sheet


Lesser Cornstalk Borer

Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller)

Information Sheet


Tobacco Flea Beetle

Epitrix hirtipennis (Melsheimer)

Information Sheet


Mite Vector of Rose Rosette Disease

Eriophyid mite Phyllocoptes fructiphilus

Information Sheet


Western Flower Thrips

Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande)

Information Sheet


Cattle Horn Fly

Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus)

Information Sheet


Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Halyomorpha halys

Information Sheet


Cabbage Webworm

Hellula, rogatalis (Cabbage webworm)

Hellula, unadalis (Oriental cabbage webworm)

Information Sheet


Whiteflies

(Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) several species

Information Sheet


Diamondback Moth

Lepidoptera, Plutellidae

Information Sheet


Colorado Potato Beetle

Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say)

Information Sheet


Green Peach Aphid

Myzus persicae

Information Sheet


Southern Green Stink Bug

Nezara viridula (Linnaeus)

Information Sheet


Grasshoppers

Orthoptera, Acrididae

Information Sheet


Peanut Burrower Bug

Pangaeus bilineatus (Say)

Information Sheet


Deodar Weevil

Pissodes nemorensis

Information Sheet


Nantucket Pine Tip Moth

Rhyacionia frustrana

Information Sheet


Fall Armyworm

Spodoptera frugiperda (Smith)

Information Sheet


Redheaded Flea Beetle

Systena frontalis (F.) 

Information Sheet


Cabbage Looper

Trichoplusia ni (Hubner) 

Information Sheet


Grape Root Borer

Vitacea polistiformis (Harris) 

Information Sheet