Asian Citrus Psyllid

The Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) is 3 to 4 millimeters long with a brown mottled body. The head is light brown. The wings are broadest in the apical half, mottled, and with a dark brown band extending around the periphery of the outer half of the wing. The insect is covered with a whitish waxy secretion, making it appear dusty.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Adults are 20-35 mm in length and 7-12 mm in width. Their color is jet-black with a luster. The antennae have 11 segments. The base of the antennae are whitish with a blue-black color. The antennae of the males are 2.5 times their body length; the antennae of the females are 1.3 times their body length.

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Carribean Fruit Fly

The Caribbean fruit fly is about 1/3 inch long. It has a yellow tan body with a black spot on the top of the thorax at the scutellum, and clear wings with a typical brown Anastrepha-type wing pattern with an "S" across the wing. The female ovipositor is about as long as the abdomen. The immature stages are superficially similar to those of other exotic fruit flies.

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European Grapevine Moth

Adults are small, nocturnal moths approximately 6-8 mm long (1/4”), with a wingspan of 11-13 mm (1/2”); the wings are held in a bell shape over the abdomen when at rest. The forewings are tan to cream in color, mottled with gray-blue, brown, and black blotches, while the hindwings are gray with a fringed border.

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Diaprepes Root Weevil

Diaprepes root weevil (DRW) adults are medium sized weevils, 10 - 19 millimeters in length (3/8" - 3/4"), with numerous color forms ranging from gray to yellow to orange and black.

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Gypsy Moth

The adult, European, female moth is a large white, flightless moth with a two inch wing span and dark saw-toothed patterns on the wings. The male is smaller (one and a half inch wingspan), has smaller markings on brown wings and is a strong flier.

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Japanese Beetle

The adult beetle is a broadly oval insect nearly 1/2-inches long and about 1/4-inch wide. The body is a bright metallic green; the legs a darker green. The wing covers are a coppery brown and extend almost to the tip of the abdomen. There are two small tufts of white hairs just behind the wing covers and five patches along each side.

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Light Brown Apple Moth

Adults are light brown, yellowish moths with varying amounts of darker brown, with a wingspan of 16–25 mm. Females are larger than males, and usually have less distinct markings, but often have a distinct spot in the middle when the wings are closed.

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Medfly

The Mediterranean fruit fly is a short, squat fly about 1/4 inch in length. It has a blackish thorax marked with silver; a tan abdomen with darker stripes extending across the abdomen; and clear wings with two light brown bands across the wing, another along the distal front edge, and gray flecks scattered near the base.

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Melon Fly

The adult melon fly is approximately the size of a house fly, about 6 to 8 mm long. The body is mostly orange-brown with a faint black T-shaped mark on the abdomen, and the clear wings have a large brown spot at the tip and a brown stripe at the hind edge in addition to lighter striping along the leading edge of the wing and near the base. The female has a short tube at the end of its body through which the pointed ovipositor can be extruded.

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Oriental Fruit Fly

The adult oriental fruit fly is somewhat larger than a housefly, about 8 mm in length. The body color is variable but generally bright yellow with a dark "T" shaped marking on the abdomen. The wings are clear. The female has a pointed slender ovipositor to deposit eggs under the skin of host fruit. Eggs are minute cylinders laid in batches.

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Red Imported Fire Ant

The red imported fire ant (RIFA) worker is 1.6 to 6.0 mm in length, the minims being the smallest and the majors the largest. They vary in color from reddish brown to dark brown. Workers have 10-segmented antennae with a conspicuous 2-segmented apical club, a median clypeal tooth (usually), and lack a distinct tooth on the abdominal petiole.

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