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Scientific Names or Other Taxonomic Classifications of the Insect Species or Insect Complexes for Which Economic Loss Estimates Have Been Made In Georgia

Alfalfa weevil Hypera postica (Gyllenhal)

Almond moth Ephestia cautella (Walker)

Ambrosia beetles various species of Scolytidae

Angoumois grain moth Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier)

Anobiid beetle Anobiidae

Aphids various species of Aphididae

Apple aphid Aphis pomi DeGeer

Arctiid larvae various species of Arctiidae

Armyworm Pseudaletia unipuncta (Haworth)

Asian ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus crassiusculus

Azalea caterpillar Datana major (Grote & Robinson)

Bagworm Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis (Haworth)

Bahiagrass borer Derobrachus brevicollis (Audinet-Serville)

Bandedwinged whitefly Trialeurodes abutilonea (Haldeman)

Bees various species of Hymenoptera

Beet armyworm Spodoptera exigua (Hubner)

Billbug various species of Curculionidae

Bird cherry-oat aphid Rhopalosiphum padi (Linnaeus)

Biting midge primarily Culiocoides species

Blackmargined aphid Monellia caryella (Fitch)

Black pecan aphid Melanocallis caryaefoliae (Davis)

Black turpentine beetle Dendroctonus terebrans (Olivier)

Blister beetles species of Meloidae

Blueberry maggot Rhagoletis mendax Curran

Boll weevil Anthonomus grandis grandis Boheman

Bollworm Helicoverpa [=Heliothis] zea (Boddie)

Bollworms Heliothis virescens and Helicoverpa zea

Borers (on ornamentals) various Coleoptera and Lepidoptera spp.

Bots various species of Oestridae

Brown stink bug Euschistus servus (Say)

Cabbage aphid Brevicoryne brassicae (Linnaeus)

Cabbage looper Trichoplusia ni (Hubner)

Cabbage seedpod weevil Ceutorhynchusassimilis (Paykull)

Cabbageworms mostly Pieris rapae (Linnaeus) and Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus)

Cadelle Tenebroides mauritanicus(Linnaeus)

Carpet beetles various species of Dermestidae

Carpenter ants Camponotus spp.

Carpenter bees Xylocopa virginica (Linnaeus)

Carpenterworm Prionoxystus robiniae (Peck)

Cattle grub Hypoderma lineatum (Villers)

Chinch bug Blissus leucopterus leucopterus (Say)

Cigarette beetle Lasioderma serricorne (Fabricuis)

Clothes moth primarily Tinea pellionella L. and Tineola

Cockroaches various species of Blattelidae

Codling moth Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus)

Colorado potato bettle Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say)

Coneworms Dioryctria spp.

Corn earworm Helicoverpa [=Heliothis] zea (Boddie)

Corn leaf aphid Rhopalosiphum maidis (Fitch)

Corn rootworm Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (Barber)

Cotton aphid Aphis gossypii Glover

Cowpea curculio Chalcodermus aeneus Boheman

Cranberry fruitworm Acrobasis vaccinii Riley

Cutworms primarily Feltia subterranea (Fabricius)

Darkling beetle complex various species of Tenebrionidae

Diamondback moth Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus)

Disease vectors (on corn) various species of Aphididae and Cicadellidae

Dogwood borer Synanthedon scitula (Harris)

Earwigs various species of Dermaptera

Eastern tent caterpillar Malacosoma americanum (Fabricius)

English grain aphid Sitobion avenae (Fabricius)

European corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner)

European red mite Panonychus ulmi (Koch)

Eye gnats Hippelates spp.

Face fly Musca autumnalis De Geer

Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith)

Fall webworm Hyphantria cunea (Drury)

False chinch bug Nysius raphanus Howard

Field crickets Gryllus spp.

Fire Ants Solenopsis spp.

Flat grain beetle Cryptolestes pusillus (Schnherr)

Flea beetles various species of Alticinae

Fleas various species of Siphonaptera

Forbes scale Quadraspidiotus forbesi (Johnson)

Forest tent caterpillar Malacosoma disstria Hubner

Fuller rose beetle Asynonychus godmani Crotch

Fungus beetles various species of Tenebrionidae

Fungus gnats various species of Mycetophilidae and Sciaridae

German cockroach Blattella germanica (Linnaeus)

Granulate cutworm Agrotis subterranea (Fabricius)

Grape root borer Vitacea polistiformis (Harris)

Grasshoppers various species of Orthoptera

Green cloverworm Plathypena scabra (Fabricius)

Green fruitworm Lithophane antennata (Walker)

Green June beetle Cotinis nitida (Linnaeus)

Green peach aphid Myzus persicae (Sulzer)

Greenbug Schizaphis graminum (Rondani)

Grub (cattle) Hypoderma lineatum (Villers)

Gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus)

Hessian fly Mayetiola destructor (Say)

Hickory nut curculio Conotrachelus hickoriae (Schoof)

Hickory shoot curculios Conotrachelus spp.

Hickory shuckworm Cydia caryana (Fitch)

Honey bees Apis mellifera (Linnaeus)

Honey bee (tracheal) mite Acarapis woodi (Rennie)

Horn fly Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus)

Horse flies various species of Tabanidae

House fly Musca domestica Linnaeus

Imported cabbageworm Pieris rapae (Linnaeus)

Inidan mealmoth Plodia interpunctella (Hubner)

Ips beetles Ips avulsus, I. grandicolis, I. calligraphis and I. pini

Iris borer Macronoctua onusta Grote

Japanese beetle Popillia japonica Newman

Lacebugs various species of Tingidae

Leafminers various species of Coleoptera, Diptera and

Leaf rollers various species of Lepidoptera

Leaffooted bugs various species of Coreidae

Leafhoppers various species of Cicadellidae

Lesser appleworm Grapholitha prunivora (Walsh)

Lesser cornstalk borer Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller)

Lesser peachtree borer Synanthedon pictipes (Grote & Robinson)

Lice (on livestock) various species of Anoplura and Mellophaga

Lyctid beetles Lyctidae

Magnolia borer Euzophera magnolialis Capps

May beetles various species of Scarabaeidae

Mealworms Tenebrio spp. and Alphitobius spp.

Mealybugs various species of Pseudococcidae

Mexican bean beetle Epilachna varivestis Mulsant

Millipedes various species of Diplopoda

Mites (on livestock) various species of Acari

Mites (on plants) various species of Acari

Mole crickets primarily Scapteriscus spp.

Mosquitoes various species of Culicidae

Moth flies Psychodidae

Nantucket pine tip moth Rhyacionia frustrana (Comstock)

Northern fowl mite Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Canestrini & Fanzago)

Oak skeletonizer Bucculatri ainsliella Murtfeldt

Old house borer Hylotrupes bajulus (Linnaeus)

Onion maggot Delia antiqua (Meigen)

Oriental fruit moth Grapholita molesta (Busck)

Pales weevil Hylobius pales (Herbst)

Pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris)

Peachtree borer Synanthedon exitiosa (Say)

Pecan bud moth Gretchena bolliana (Slingerland)

Pecan leaf casebearer Acrobasis juglandis (LeBaron)

Pecan leaf phylloxera Phylloxera notabilis Pergande

Pecan spittlebug Clastoptera achatina Germar

Pecan weevil Curculio caryae (Horn)

Pepper weevil Anthonomus eugenii Cano

Pickleworm Diaphania nitidalis (Stoll)

Pitch-eating weevil Pachylobius picivorus (Germar)

Pitch pine tip moth Rhyacionia rigidana (Fernald)

Plant bugs various species of Miridae

Planthoppers various species of Delphacidae and Fulgoridae

Plum curculio Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst)

Powderpost beetles various species of Lyctidae

Prionus borers Prionus spp.

Psocids various species of Psocoptera

Red flour beetle Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)

Red imported fire ant Solenopsis invicta Buren

Redbanded leafroller Argyrotaenia velutinana (Walker)

Rice weevil Sitophilus oryzae (Linnaeus)

Rosy apple aphid Dysaphis plantaginea (Passerini)

San Jose scale Quadraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock)

Sawflies various species of Symphyta

Sawtoothed grain beetle Oryzaephilus surinamensis (Linnaeus)

Scale insects various species of Homoptera

Seed bugs Nysius spp.

Seedcorn maggot Delia platura (Meigen)

Seedworms Cydia spp.

Shield bugs various specis of Scutelleridae

Shothole borers species of Scolytidae

Silverfish Lepisma saccharina Linnaeus

Slugs various species of Stylommatophora

Smokybrown cockroach Periplaneta fuliginosa (Serville)

Snails various species of Stylommatophora

Sod webworms Crambus spp.

Sorghum midge Contarinia sorghicola (Coquillett)

Sorghum webworm Nola sorghiella (Riley)

Southern corn rootworm Diabrotica undecimpunctata horwardi Barber

Southern green stink bug Nezara viridula (L.)

Southern pine beetle Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmerman

Sowbugs various species of Isopoda

Soybean looper Pseudoplusia includens (Walker)

Spiders Araneida

Spider mites Tetranychus spp.

Spittlebugs (on ornamentals) various species of Cercopidae

Spotted tentiform leafminer Phyllonorycter blancardella (Fabricius)

Springtails various species of Collembola

Squash vine borer Melittia cucurbitae (Harris)

Stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans (Linnaeus)

Stink bugs various species of Pentatomidae

Sugarcane beetle Eutheolahumilis rugiceps (LeConte)

Sugarcane borer Diatraea saccharalis (F.)

Sweetpotato whitefly Bemisia tabaci (Grennadius)

Tarnished plant bug Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois)

Termite (eastern subterranean) Recticulitermes flavipes (Kollar)

Threecornered alfalfa hopper Spissistilus festinus (Say)

Thrips various species of Thripidae

Ticks various species of Argasidae and Ixodidae

Tip moths primarily Dioryctria spp. and Rhyacionia spp.

Tobacco aphid Myzus nicotianae Blackman

Tobacco budworm Heliothis virescnes (F.)

Tobacco hornworm Manduca sexta (L.)

Tobacco splitworm Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller)

Tomato fruitworm Helicoverpa [=Heliothis] zea (Boddie)

Tufted apple budmoth Platynota idaeusalis (Walker)

Turkey chigger Neoschoengastia americana (Hirst)

Turnip aphid Lipaphis erysimi (Kaltenbach)

Twolined spittlebug Prosapia bicincta (Say)

Twospotted spider mite Tetranychus urticae Koch

Varroa mite Varroa jacobsoni Oudemans

Vectors (of corn diseases) various species of Aphididae and Cicadellidae

Velvetbean caterpillar Anticarsia gemmatialis Hubner

Walnut caterpillar Datana integerrima Grote & Robinson

Wasps various species of Hymenoptera

Webbing coneworm Dioryctria disclusia Heinrich

Western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande)

White grubs various species of Scarabaeidae

White peach scale Pseudaulacapis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti)

Whiteflies various species of Aleyrodidae

Whitefringed beetle Graphognathus spp.

Wireworms various species of Elateridae

Wooly apple aphid Eriosoma lanigerum (Hausmann)

Yellow jackets Vespula spp.

Yellow pecan aphids primarily Monelliopsis pecanis (Bissell)

Yellow sugarcane aphid Sipha flava (Forbes)

Yellownecked caterpillar Datana ministra (Drury)

Yellowmargined leaf beetle Microtheca ochroloma Stal

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