Urban Entomology Fact Sheets
This page contains an alphabetical list of MSU Extension Urban Entomology insect fact sheets. These fact sheets provide a quick overview of the insects that are found in yards and gardens throughout the state of Montana. Use the index to jump to the first letter of common insect names.
For further information about the insects and arachnids listed here, contact MSU Extension Arthropod Diagnostician Dr. Laurie Kerzicnik.
Adult brown marmorated stink bug. Photo by Laurie Kerzicnik, MSU. Larger image (850KB)
- Asian Giant Hornet and Look-Alikes
- Aspen Blotch Leafminer (Tentiform leafminer)
- Blister Beetles in the Yard and Garden
- Blister Mites (Phytoptus spp.)
- Bronze Birch Borer (Agrilus anxius)
- Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Montana
- Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella)
- Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid (Adelges cooleyi)
- Cottony Maple Scale (Pulvinaria innumerabilis)
- Emerald Ash Borer
- Engraver Beetles (Ips spp.)
- Eriophyid Mites (Family Eriophyidae)
- European Elm Scale (Gossyparia spuria)
- Pear Sawfly (Caliroa cerasi)
- Pine Needle Scale (Chionaspis pinifoliae)
- Poplar Borer (Saperda calcarata)
- Social Wasps in Montana
- Spider Mites
- Spruce Bud Scale (Physokermes spp.)
- Spruce Spider Mites (Oligonychus ununguis)
- Spruce Trees in Montana
- Western Spruce Budworm (Choristoneura freemani)
- White Pine Weevil (Pissodes strobi)
- Willow Redgall Sawfly (Pontania proxima)
If you suspect an insect infestation on your property, or have a sample for analysis, contact your local extension agent, the Schutter Diagnostic Lab at Montana State University, or the Montana Department of Agriculture.
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