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Current Insects: June

Be on the watch for these insects in June

Insects in and around homes

• Ants

    °  carpenter

    °  cornfield, pavement, pharaoh, yellow, thief, odorous house, false honey, field, acrobat

    °  swarmers (that is ants with wings): carpenter, pavement, yellow, false honey ant

•  Stored product insects

    °  Indianmeal moths

    °  flour beetles, sawtoothed grain beetles, cigarette beetles, drugstore beetles etc.

•  Wasps

•  Cockroaches

    °  German, brownbanded, American, Oriental

    °  woods (may be found indoors or outside in wooded areas)

•  house flies

•  blow flies

•  springtails

•  house centipedes

•  spiders

•  pseudoscorpions

•  northern fowl mites

•  click beetles

•  larder beetles

•  carpet beetles

•  houseplant insects

Insects in gardens and yards

Gardens

•  apple maggots (adults first appear in early July, prepare now)

•  asparagus beetles (common and spotted asparagus beetles)

•  bean leaf beetles

•  cabbageworms

•  codling moths

  Colorado potato beetles

•  cutworms

•  flea beetles

•  fourlined plant bugs

•  iris borers

•  root maggots (onion and cabbage)

•  rose chafers

•  slugs

•  spittlebugs

•  striped cucumber beetles

•  squash bugs

Yards

•  ants (field) in lawns

•  ash leafcurl aphids

•  ash plant bugs

•  ash sawfly

•  birch leafminers

•  cankerworms (at the end of their feeding)

•  dogwood sawflies

•  eastern tent caterpillars (at the end of their feeding)

•  elm leaf beetles

•  European pine sawflies (at the end of their feeding)

•  forest tent caterpillars  (at the end of their feeding)

•  galls, insects and mites

•  honeylocust plant bugs

•  ichneumonid wasps

•  imported willow leaf beetles

•  June beetles

•  lace bugs

•  lecanium scale (crawlers hatch June, July)

•  introduced pine sawflies

•  maple petiole borers

•  mountain ash sawflies

•  oystershell scales

•  pearslug

•  pine needle scales

•  pine bark adelgid

•  pine tortoise scale

•  roseslugs

•  spiny elm caterpillar

•  viburnum borer (late June)

•  yellowheaded spruce sawflies 

•  whitemarked tussock moth

Insects that bite or sting

•  blacklegged ticks (formerly called deer ticks)

•  American dog ticks (also called wood ticks)

•  bed bugs

•  mosquitoes

•  black flies

•  head lice

•  fleas

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