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2014

September
African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae Giles
pavement ant, Tetramorium caespitum (Linnaeus)

August
giant leopard moth, Hypercompe scribonia (Stoll 1790)

July
a parasitoid wasp, Cotesia congregata (Say)

June
Bagrada bug, Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister)
hydrellia fly parasitic wasp, Trichopria columbiana Ashmead
hydrilla tuber weevil, Bagous affinis Hustache

May
hydrilla stem weevil, Bagous hydrillae O'Brien
grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Cuvier and Valenciennes
convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville

April
black salt marsh mosquito, Aedes taeniorhynchus (Wiedemann)
hydrilla leaf mining flies, Hydrellia spp.
dog flea, Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis)
leaf-gall thrips of Ficus, Gynaikothrips ficorum (Marchal) and Gynaikothrips uzeli (Zimmerman)

March
aster leafminer moth, Leucospilapteryx venustella (Clemens)

February
el crisomélido de tropical soda apple, Gratiana boliviana Spaeth
potato tuberworm, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller)
fir tussock moth, Orgyia detrita Guérin-Méneville
whitemarked tussock moth, Orgyia leucostigma (J.E. Smith, 1797)
definite tussock moth, Orgyia definita Packard

January
hydrilla leafcutter moth, Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen
corn wireworm, Melanotus communis Gyllenhal
erythrina leafminer, Leucoptera erythrinella Busck
picudo de la melaleuca, Oxyops vitiosa (Pascoe)

2013

psílido, Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore
eastern bloodsucking conenose, Triatoma sanguisuga (LeConte)
Sri Lankan weevil, Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus Marshall
lone star tick, Ambylomma americanum (Linnaeus)
rugose spiraling whitefly, Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin
cabbage aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae Linnaeus
woolly oak aphids
ladybird beetles, recent immigrants to Florida
green orchid bee, Euglossa dilemma Friese
citrus snow scale, Unaspis citri (Comstock)
rat lungworm, Angiostrongylus cantonensis (Chen, 1935)
spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber
البق الدقيقي للموالح citrus mealybug Planococcus citri (Risso)
European honey bee and subspecies, Apis mellifera Linnaeus

rainbow scarab, Phanaeus vindex Macleay
seedcorn maggot, Delia platura (Meigen)
نيماتودا الموالح citrus nematode Tylenchulus semipenetrans (Cobb, 1913)
swirski mite, Amblyseius swirskii Athias-Henriot
eriophyid mite, Phyllocoptes fructiphilus Keifer
Southern black widow spider, Latrodectus mactans (Fabricius)
granulate cutworm, Feltia subterranea (Fabricius)
olive shootworm, Palpita persimilis Munroe
scarlet-bodied wasp moth, Cosmosoma myrodora (Dyar)
a mealybug, Phenacoccus multicerarii Granara de Willink
tuttle mealybug, Brevennia rehi
Mexican lac scale, Tachardiella mexicana (Comstock)
a mealybug, Vryburgia trionymoides (DeLotto)
Asiatic garden beetle, Maladera castanea (Arrow 1913)
blue orchard bee, Osmia lignaria Say
bagworm, Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis Haworth

2012 (Back to Top)

air potato leaf beetle (suggested common name), Lilioceris cheni Gressitt and Kimoto
spiral nematode, Helicotylenchus pseudorobustus
tropical soda apple leaf beetle, Gratiana boliviana Spaeth
puss caterpillar (larva), southern flannel moth (adult), Megalopyge opercularis (J. E. Smith 1797)
amaryllis lesion nematode, Pratylenchus hippeastri Inserra et al., 2006
a mosquito, Psorophora ciliata (Fabricius)
tropical sod webworm, Herpetogramma phaeopteralis Guenée
burrowing nematode, Radopholus similis (Cobb, 1893) Thorne, 1949
green lacewings of Florida (Chrysopidae)
a colonial tentweb orbweaver, Cyrtophora citricola
an Asian ground beetle, Mochtherus tetraspilotus (MacLeay)
black-tailed mosquito, Culiseta melanura (Coquillett)
Florida scorpionfly, Panorpa floridana Byers
pepper fruit fly, Atherigona orientalis (Schiner)
citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri (Risso)
cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg)
earthworm, suborder Crassiclitellata, cohort Terrimegadrili (Jamieson, 1988)
entomopathogenic nematodes, (Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae)
polyphemus moth, Antheraea polyphemus (Cramer)
citrus nematode, Tylenchulus semipenetrans (Cobb)
a wasp parasitoid, Utetes anastrephae (Viereck)
bean plataspid, Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius)
tawny emperor butterfly, Asterocampa clyton (Boisduval & LeConte)
tropical bont tick, Amblyomma variegatum Fabricius
a wasp parasitoid, Doryctobracon areolatus (Szépligeti)
a stink bug, Euschistus quadrator Rolston
western leaffooted bug, Leptoglossus zonatus (Dallas)
cottonwood leaf beetle, Chrysomela scripta Fabricius
a mosquito, Culex (Melanoconion) pilosus (Dyar and Knab)
cloudless sulphur, Phoebis sennae (Linnaeus)
saddleback caterpillar, Acharia stimulea (Clemens)
palm aphid, Cerataphis brasiliensis (Hempel)
Erythrina moths, Terastia meticulosalis Guenée and Agathodes designalis Guenée

2011 (Back to Top)

widow spider parasitoids, Philolema latrodecti (Fullaway) and Baeus latrodecti Dozier
Florida woods cockroach, Eurycotis floridana (Walker)
Cape honey bee, Apis mellifera capensis Escholtz
miner bee, Anthophora abrupta Say
heliconia bug, Leptoscelis tricolor Westwood
Florida wax scale, Ceroplastes floridensis Comstock
a wireworm, Conoderus scissus Schaeffer
a wireworm, Conoderus rudis (Brown)
question mark butterfly, Polygonia interrogationis (Fabricius)
an Asian citrus psyllid parasitoid, Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis (Shafee, Alam and Agarwal)
European pepper moth, Duponchelia fovealis (Zeller)
a flesh fly, Sarcophaga crassipalpis Macquart
eastern black swallowtail, Papilio polyxenes asterius (Stoll)
common green bottle fly, Lucilia sericata (Meigen)
leafminer parasitoid, Opius dissitus Muesebeck
grasshopper nematode, Mermis nigrescens Dujardin
dark rover ant, Brachymyrmex patagonicus Mayr
sweat bees, Halictidae
red-tailed flesh fly, Sarcophaga haemorrhoidalis (Fallén)
terrestrial snails affecting plants (in Florida), Gastropoda
rosemary grasshopper, Schistocerca ceratiola Hubbell and Walker
terrestrial slugs (of Florida), Gastropoda
giant whip scorpion, Mastigoproctus giganteus giganteus (Lucas)
spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura)
redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff
eye gnats, Liohippelates spp.
horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans (Linnaeus)
milkweed assassin bug, Zelus longipes Linnaeus
redheaded pine sawfly, Neodiprion lecontei (Fitch)

2010 (Back to Top)

parasitoids of dipteran leafminers, Diglyphus spp.
horned passalus, Odontotaenius disjunctus (Illiger)
fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Drury)
European earwig, Forficula auricularia Linnaeus
common carpet beetle, Anthrenus scrophulariae (Linnaeus)
a mosquito, Culex (Melanoconion) iolambdis Dyar
black larder beetle, Dermestes ater DeGeer
black and yellow lichen moth, Lycomorpha pholus (Drury)
common blossom thrips, Frankliniella schultzei Trybom
cecropia moth, Hyalophora cecropia Linnaeus
alligatorweed thrips, Amynothrips andersoni O'Neill
a tiphiid wasp, Myzinum maculata Fabricius
Asian citrus psyllid parasitoid, Tamarixia radiata (Waterston)
small hive beetle, Aethina tumida (Murray)
varroa mite, Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman
bee louse, Braula coeca Nitzsch
Myakka bug, Ischnodemus variegatus (Signoret)
cheese skipper, Piophila casei (Linnaeus)
light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Walker)

2009 (Back to Top)

boisduval scale, Diaspis boisduvalii Signoret
chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood
hide beetle, Dermestes maculatus DeGeer
palmetto scale, Comstockiella sabalis Comstock
buck moth, Hemileuca maia (Drury)
alligatorweed flea beetle, Agasicles hygrophila Selman and Vogt
black soldier fly, Hermetia illucens (Linnaeus)
cassius blue, Leptotes cassius (Cramer)
viceroy butterfly, Limenitis archippus (Cramer)
a mealybug, Hypogeococcus pungens Granara de Willink
southern house mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus Say
eastern comma, Polygonia comma (Harris)
red date scale, Phoenicococcus marlatti (Cockerell)
hackberry emperor, Asterocampa celtis (Boisduval & Leconte)
American snout, Libytheana carinenta (Cramer)
black thread scale, Ischnaspis longirostris (Signoret)
mourning cloak, Nymphalis antiopa (Linnaeus)
American lady, Vanessa virginiensis (Drury)
coconut mealybug, Nipaecoccus nipae (Maskell)
red-spotted purple, Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Fabricius)
red admiral, Vanessa atalanta rubria (Fruhstorfer)
drone fly, rat-tailed maggot, Eristalis tenax (Linnaeus)

2008 (Back to Top)

lime swallowtail, Papilio demoleus Linnaeus
American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis (Say)
monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus Linnaeus
white M hairstreak, Parrhasius m-album (Boisduval & LeConte)
human bot fly, Dermatobia hominis (Linnaeus, Jr.)
clover mite, Bryobia praetiosa Koch
silver-spotted skipper, Epargyreus clarus (Cramer)
checkered white, Pontia protodice (Boisduval & Leconte)
yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus)
brown stink bug, Euschistus servus (Say)
black stink bug, Proxys punctulatus (Palisot)
green stink bug, Chinavia halaris (Say)
cypress twig gall midge, Taxodiomyia cupressiananassa (Osten Sacken)
waterlily leafcutter, Synclita obliteralis (Walker)
zebra longwing, Heliconius charitonia (Linnaeus)
African honey bee, Apis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier
yucca giant-skipper, Megathymus yuccae (Boisduval & Leconte)
common buckeye, Junonia coenia Hübner
ceraunus blue, Hemiargus ceraunus (Fabricius)
Gulf fritillary, Agraulis vanillae (Linnaeus)

2007 (Back to Top)

horse bot fly, Gasterophilus intestinalis (DeGeer)
tree squirrel bot fly, Cuterebra emasculator Fitch
little blue cattle louse, Solenopotes capillatus (Enderlein)
a sand fly, Lutzomyia shannoni Dyar
common malaria mosquito, Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say
citrus peelminer, Marmara gulosa Guillèn and Davis
a leaf-rolling weevil, Homoeolabus analis (Illiger); and thief weevil, Pterocolus ovatus Fabricius
elongate twig ant, Pseudomyrmex gracilis (Fabricius)
a weevil, Eurhinus magnificus Gyllenhal
primitive weevils (of Florida), Brentinae
flower beetle, Euphoria sepulcralis (Fabricius)
European fire ant, Myrmica rubra Linnaeus
eastern dobsonfly, Corydalus cornutus (Linnaeus)
Scoliid wasps (of Florida): Campsomeris, Scolia and Trielis spp.
banded net-winged beetle, Calopteron discrepans (Newman)
Acaro del coco, Aceria guerreronis Keifer
dingy purplewing, Eunica monima (Stoll)
luna moth, Actias luna (Linnaeus)
azalea leafminer, Caloptilia azaleella (Brants)
pine webworm, Pococera robustella (Zeller)
little metalmark, Calephelis virginiensis (Guérin- Ménéville)
mason wasps (of Florida), Zethus spp.
potter wasps (of Florida), Eumenes spp.
Madagascar beetle, Leichenum canaliculatum variegatum (Klug)
harvester butterfly, Feniseca tarquinius (Fabricius)
velvet ants, Mutillidae
bigheaded ant, Pheidole megacephala (Fabricius)
red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst

2006 (Back to Top)

clavate tortoise beetle, Plagiometriona clavata (Fabricius)
a coconut mite, Aceria guerreronis Keifer
an antlion, Glenurus gratus (Say)
el cixííido americano de las palmas, Myndus crudus Van Duzee
banana root borer, Cosmopolites sordidus (Germar)
American palm cixiid, Myndus crudus Van Duzee
black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel)
armyworm, Pseudaletia unipuncta (Haworth)
Ips engraver beetles, Ips spp.
persimmon psylla, Trioza diospyri (Ashmead)
phalaenopsis mite, Tenuipalpus pacificus Baker
Schaus swallowtail, Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus (Schaus)
Miami blue, Cyclargus thomasi bethunbakeri (Comstock & Huntington)
cactus weevils, Gerstaeckeria spp.
red and black flat mite, Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes)
mahogany webworm, Macalla thyrsisalis Walker
El gusano tejedor de la caoba, Macalla thyrsisalis Walker
a picture-winged fly, Delphinia picta (Fabricius)
a false spider mite, Brevipalpus californicus (Banks)
southern red mite, Oligonychus ilicis (McGregor)
false-mastic psylla, Ceropsylla sideroxyli Riley
Fuller rose beetle, Naupactus godmanni (Crotch)
azalea lace bug, Stephanitis pyrioides (Scott)
dogwood borer, Synanthedon scitula (Harris)
khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium Everts
mango seed weevil, Sternochetus mangiferae (Fabricius)
gall wasps, Callirhytis spp.
lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus (Panzer)
crapemyrtle aphid, Sarucallis kahawaluokalani (Kirkaldy)
viburnum leaf beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni (Paykull)
an oriental wood borer, Heterobostrychus aequalis (Waterhouse)
libélulas y caballitos del diablo, Odonata

2005 (Back to Top)

libellule et demoiselle, Ordre des odonates
twobanded Japanese weevil, Pseudocneorhinus bifasciatus Roelofs
cypress weevil, Eudociminus mannerheimii (Boheman)
a predatory mite, Neoseiulus californicus (McGregor)
bella moth, Utetheisa ornatrix (Linnaeus)
a flatid planthopper, Ormenaria rufifascia (Walker)
un salta-planta flátido en palmas, Ormenaria rufifascia (Walker)
black turpentine beetle, Dendroctonus terebrans (Olivier)
dragonflies and damselflies (of Florida)
citrus longhorned beetle, Anoplophora chinensis (Forster)
greenbug, Schizaphis graminum (Rondani)
yellow sugarcane aphid, Sipha flava (Forbes)
Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica Newman
biting midges, no-see-ums, Culicoides spp.
yellowmargined leaf beetle, Microtheca ochroloma Stål
ligustrum weevil, Ochyromera ligustri Warner
El taladrador de la uva de mar, Hexeris enhydris Grote
brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys Stål
seagrape borer, Hexeris enhydris Grote
tetrio sphinx, Pseudosphinx tetrio (Linnaeus)
orange spiny whitefly, Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance)
leafcutting bees, Megachilinae

2004 (Back to Top)

glow-worms or railroad-worms
mahogany shoot borer, Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller)
El taladrador de las meliáceas, Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller)
northern red-oak kermes scale, Allokermes kingii (Cockerell)
a stubby-root nematode, Nanidorus minor (Colbran)
a stubby-root nematode, Trichodorus obtusus Cobb
sharpshooters, Cicadellidae
yellowstriped oakworm, Anisota peigleri Riotte
citrus flatid planthopper, Metcalfa pruinosa (Say)
oak treehopper, Platycotis vittata (Fabricius)
a ground beetle, Calleida decora (Fabricius)
Cuban laurel thrips, Gynaikothrips ficorum (Marchal)
an acrobat ant, Crematogaster ashmeadi Emery
cotton stainer, Dysdercus suturellus (Herrich-Schaeffer)
pine shoot beetle, Tomicus piniperda (Linnaeus)
apple snails (of Florida), Pomacea spp.
cicadas (of Florida), Neocicada hieroglyphica (Say), Tibicen, Diceroprocta, and Melampsalta spp.
a cribellate spider, Metaltella simoni (Keyserling)
southern pine coneworm, Dioryctria amatella (Hulst)
hieroglyphic moth, Diphthera festiva (Fabricius)
Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus (Skuse)
yellow fly, Diachlorus ferrugatus (Fabricius)
orb weaver spiders, Neoscona spp.
bee killers, Mallophora spp.
black twig borer, Xylosandrus compactus (Eichhoff)
confused flour beetle, Tribolium confusum Jacquelin du Val
pine sawflies, Neodiprion spp.
sugarcane grub, Tomarus subtropicus Blatchley

2003 (Back to Top)

twostriped walkingstick, Anisomorpha buprestoides (Stoll)
a citrus leafminer parasitoid, Semielacher petiolatus (Girault)
a citrus leafminer parasitoid, Cirrospilus ingenuus Gahan
la escama lobada de laca, Paratachardina pseudolobata Kondo & Gullan
ghost ant, Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius)
eucalyptus psyllid, Blastopsylla occidentalis Taylor; and red gum lerp psyllid, Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore
giant sweetpotato bug, Spartocera batatas (Fabricius)
Nantucket pine tip moth, Rhyacionia frustrana (Comstock)
coriander aphid, Hyadaphis coriandri (Das)
deer ked or deer louse fly, Lipoptena mazamae Rondani
pigeon louse fly, Pseudolychia canariensis (Macquart)
giant bark aphid, Longistigma caryae (Harris)
a psyllid, Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore
brown recluse spider, Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch and Mulaik
papaya mealybug, Paracoccus marginatus Williams and Granara de Willink
cypress looper, Anacamptodes pergracilis (Hulst)
tropical fowl mite, Ornithonyssus bursa (Berlese)
giant water bugs, Lethocerus, Abedus, and Belostoma spp.
cicada killers or giant ground hornets, Sphecius spp.
whitefringed beetles, Naupactus spp.
Florida harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex badius (Latreille)
red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Herbst)
a leaf-footed bug, Euthochtha galeator (Fabricius)
a tropical orb weaver spider, Eriophora ravilla (C.L. Koch)
mango fruit fly, Ceratitis cosyra (Walker)
an Asian woolly hackberry aphid, Shivaphis celti Das
Mexican redrump tarantula, Brachypelma vagans (Ausserer)
Pharaoh ant, Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus)
a citrus leafminer parasitoid, Ageniaspis citricola Logvinovskaya
Caribbean crazy ant, Nylanderia pubens (Forel)
southern lyctus beetle, Lyctus planicollis LeConte
robber flies, Asilidae
striped blister beetle, Epicauta vittata (Fabricius)
Cuban subterranean termite, Prorhinotermes simplex (Hagen)

2002 (Back to Top)

a drywood termite, Cryptotermes cavifrons Banks
lobate lac scale, Paratachardina pseudolobata Kondo & Gullan
pepper weevil, Anthonomus eugenii Cano
ground pearls, Margarodes spp.
glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar)
a webbing barklouse, Archipsocus nomas Gurney
white-footed ant, Technomyrmex difficilis Forel
Brazilian peppertree seed chalcid, Megastigmus transvaalensis (Hussey)
Florida carpenter ant, Camponotus floridanus (Buckley)
Tortugas carpenter ant, Camponotus tortuganus (Emery)
Spanish moth or convict caterpillar, Xanthopastis timais (Cramer)
predatory gall midge, Feltiella acarisuga (Vallot)
Larra wasps, Larra spp.
Japanese orange fly, Bactrocera tsuneonis (Miyake)
guava fruit fly, Anastrepha striata Schiner
schoepfia fruit fly, Anastrepha interrupta Stone
apple maggot fruit fly, Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh)
South American fruit fly, Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann)
a fruit fly, Anastrepha edentata Stone
a fruit fly, Anastrepha nigrifascia Stone
lesser pumpkin fly, Dacus ciliatus (Loew)
Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt)
Natal fruit fly, Ceratitis rosa Karsch
sap beetles (of Florida), (Nitidulidae)
red ring nematode, Bursaphelenchus cocophilus (Cobb) Baujard
peachtree borer, Synanthedon exitiosa (Say)

2001 (Back to Top)

green scale, Coccus viridis (Green)
western drywood termite, Incisitermes minor (Hagen)
vegetable leafminer, Liriomyza sativae Blanchard
American serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess)
snail-eating snails (of Florida)
big-eyed bugs (of Florida), Geocoris spp.
tea scale, Fiorinia theae Green
green lynx spider, Peucetia viridans (Hentz)
oleander aphid, Aphis nerii Boyer de Fonscolombe
tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois)
lantana lace bug, Teleonemia scrupulosa Stål
a citrus blackfly parasitoid, Encarsia perplexa Huang & Polaszek
citrus whitefly parasitoid, Encarsia lahorensis (Howard)
a citrus blackfly parasitoid, Amitus hesperidum Silvestri
awl nematodes, Dolichodorus spp.
a sting nematode, Belonolaimus longicaudatus Rau
brown garden snail, Cornu aspersum Müller
common house spider, Achaearanea tepidariorum (C.L. Koch)
mole crickets, Scapteriscus spp.
palmetto tortoise beetle, Hemisphaerota cyanea (Say)
drugstore beetle, Stegobium paniceum (Linnaeus)
cigarette beetle Lasioderma serricorne (Fabricius)
lance nematode, Hoplolaimus galeatus (Cobb) Thorne
spined soldier bug, Podisus maculiventris (Say)
a predatory stink bug, Stiretrus anchorago (Fabricius)
golden silk spider, Nephila clavipes (Linnaeus)
southern chinch bug, Blissus insularis Barber
brown lacewings (of Florida)
cowpea curculio, Chalcodermus aeneus Boheman
cornsilk fly, Euxesta stigmatias Loew
green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer)
brown dog tick, Rhipicephalus sanguineus Latreille
terrestrial amphipods
saltmarsh caterpillar, Estigmene acrea (Drury)
tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens (Fabricius)
darkwinged fungus gnats, Bradysia spp.
yellowstriped armyworm, Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée)
sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (Fabricius)
Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)
cloudywinged whitefly, Singhiella citrifolii (Morgan)
native subterranean termites, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar), Reticulitermes virginicus (Banks) and Reticulitermes hageni Banks
melaleuca weevil, Oxyops vitiosa (Pascoe)
reniform nematode, Rotylenchulus reniformis Linford & Oliveira
Florida bromeliad weevil, Metamasius mosieri Barber
a cactus bug, Chelinidea vittiger aequoris McAtee
hunting billbug, Sphenophorus venatus vestitus Chittenden
sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemann)
South American cucurbit fruit fly, Anastrepha grandis (Macquart)
multicolored Asian lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis Pallas
cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis cingulata (Loew)
a fruit fly, Anastrepha ocresia (Walker)
Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Loew)
Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew)
a parasitoid wasp, Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Ashmead)
guava fruit fly, Bactrocera correcta (Bezzi)
white garden snail, Theba pisana (Müller)
melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett)
West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua (Macquart)
grape leaffolder, Desmia funeralis (Hübner)
grapeleaf skeletonizer, Harrisina americana (Guérin-Méneville)
sycamore lace bug, Corythucha ciliata (Say)
red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren
stored products pest, Oryzaephilus acuminatus Halstead
compact carpenter ant, Camponotus planatus (Roger)
brown citrus aphid parasitoid, Lipolexis scutellaris Mackauer
a coconut mite, Acathrix trymatus (Keifer)
fig wax scale, Ceroplastes rusci (Linnaeus)
blueberry bud mite, Acalitus vaccinii (Keifer)
forest tent caterpillar, Malacosoma disstria Hübner

 

2000 (Back to Top)

a hover fly, Allograpta obliqua (Say)
broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks)
cyclamen mite, Phytonemus pallidus (Banks)
Edwards wasp moth, Lymire edwardsii (Grote)
ladybird beetles
larger elm leaf beetle, Monocesta coryli (Say)
a false powder-post beetle, Xylopsocus capucinus (Fabricius)
featherwing beetles
southern pine beetle, Dendroctonus frontalis Zimmermann
thorn bug, Umbonia crassicornis (Amyot and Serville)
ambrosia beetles, Platypus spp.
melon or cotton aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover
honey bee tracheal mite, Acarapis woodi (Rennie)
atala or coontie hairstreak, Eumaeus atala Röber
spicebush swallowtail, Papilio troilus Linnaeus
spinybacked orbweaver, Gasteracantha cancriformis (Linnaeus)
a predatory stink bug, Alcaeorrhynchus grandis (Dallas)
blister beetles
a cockroach egg parasitoid, Evania appendigaster (Linnaeus)
huntsman spider, Heteropoda venatoria (Linnaeus)
pickleworm, Diaphania nitidalis (Stoll)
melonworm, Diaphania hyalinata Linnaeus
lesser cornstalk borer, Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller)
Mexican bromeliad weevil, Metamasius callizona (Chevrolat)
Florida predatory stink bug, Euthyrhynchus floridanus (Linnaeus)
jumping spiders, Menemerus bivittatus (Dufour), and Plexippus paykulli (Audouin)
oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis Linnaeus
European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner)
false blister beetles
Cardin's whitefly, Metaleurodicus cardini (Back)
regal jumping spider, Phidippus regius C.L. Koch
velvetbean caterpillar, Anticarsia gemmatalis (Hübner)
twospotted spider mite, Tetranychus urticae Koch
tree snails (of Florida), Drymaeus, Orthalicus, Liguus, and Bulimulus spp.
false oleander scale, Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli (Cooley)
ash whitefly, Siphoninus phillyreae (Haliday)
Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Say)
false potato beetle, Leptinotarsa juncta (Germar)
corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie)
southern house spider, Kukulcania (Filistata) hibernalis Hentz
blacklegged or deer tick, Ixodes scapularis Say
crazy ant, Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille)
American cockroach, Periplaneta americana (Linnaeus)
little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger)
azalea caterpillar, Datana major Grote & Robinson
bed bug, Cimex lectularius Linnaeus
melon thrips, Thrips palmi Karny
bayberry whitefly, Parabemisia myricae (Kuwana)
blueberry gall midge, Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson)
crabhole mosquito, Deinocerites cancer Theobald
lesser canna leafroller, Geshna cannalis (Quaintance)
larger canna leafroller, Calpodes ethlius (Stoll)
granulate or Asian ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus crassiusculus, (Motschulsky)
silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii Bellows & Perring, or sweetpotato whitefly B biotype, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius)
Jadera bugs, Jadera spp.
West Indian subterranean termite, Heterotermes sp.
Asian subterranean termite, Coptotermes gestroi (Wasmann)
a wasp parasitoid, Cotesia marginiventris (Cresson)
a wasp parasitoid, Diadegma insulare (Cresson)
a wasp parasitoid, Meteorus autographae Muesebeck
imported cabbageworm, Pieris rapae (Linnaeus)
Florida dampwood termites, Neotermes spp.
Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki
Asian cockroach, Blattella asahinai Mizukubo
diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Linnaeus)

1999 (Back to Top)

horsehair worms, Gordius spp.
cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni (Hubner)
rove beetles (of the World)
rove beetles (of Florida)
Pleurodontid snails (of Florida)
olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi)
Florida darkwinged subterranean termite, Amitermes floridensis Scheffrahn, Su and Mangold
great purple hairstreak, Atlides halesus (Cramer)
phaon crescent, Phyciodes phaon (Edwards)
redbanded hairstreak, Calycopis cecrops (Fabricius)
eastern pigmy blue, Brephidium isophthalma pseudofoea (Morrison)
southern armyworm, Spodoptera eridania (Stoll)
beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner)
body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus Linnaeus
head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer
crab louse, Pthirus pubis (Linnaeus)
rice beetle, Dyscinetus morator (Fabricius)
carpenter bees, small, Ceratina spp.
carpenter bees, large, Xylocopa spp.
redbanded thrips, Selenothrips rubrocinctus (Giard)
fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith)
royal palm bug, Xylastodoris luteolus Barber
cycad aulacaspis scale, Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi
cabbage palm caterpillar, Litoprosopus futilis (Grote & Robinson)
banded cucumber beetle, Diabrotica balteata LeConte
mole cricket nematode, Steinernema scapterisci Nguyen & Smart
pleasing fungus beetles, Pseudischyrus, Tritoma, Megalodacne, and Ischyrus spp.
tessellated scale, Eucalymnatus tessellatus (Signoret)
tortoise beetle, Chelymorpha cribraria (Fabricius)
ringlegged earwig, Euborellia annulipes (Lucas)
wheel bug, Arilus cristatus (Linnaeus)
click beetles, Alaus spp.
citrus whitefly, Dialeurodes citri (Ashmead)
oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
free-living marine nematodes, Nematoda
hornets and yellowjackets, Vespula and Dolichovespula spp.
hawthorn lace bug, Corythucha cydoniae (Fitch)
West Indian drywood termite, Cryptotermes brevis (Walker)
garden fleahopper, Halticus bractatus (Say)
squash bug, Anasa tristis (DeGeer)
white peach scale, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni)
greenhouse thrips, Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (Bouche)
tomato pinworm, Keiferia lycopersicella (Walshingham)
leaffooted bug, Leptoglossus phyllopus (Linnaeus)
taciturn wood cricket, Gryllus ovisopis T. Walker
southern wood cricket, Gryllus fultoni (Alexander)
Jamaican field cricket, Gryllus assimilis (Fabricius)
Texas field cricket, Gryllus texensis Cade & Otte
southeastern field cricket, Gryllus rubens Scudder
sand field cricket, Gryllus firmus Scudder
field crickets, Gryllus spp.
tropical house cricket, Gryllodes sigillatus (F. Walker)
house cricket, Acheta domesticus (Linnaeus)

1998 (Back to Top)

polydamas swallowtail, Battus polydamas lucayus (Rothschild & Jordan)
tiger swallowtail, Papilio glaucus Linnaeus
palamedes swallowtail, Papilio palamedes (Drury)
house dust mites, Dermatophagoides spp.
zebra swallowtail, Eurytides marcellus (Cramer)
hackberry petiole gall psyllid, Pachypsylla venusta (Osten-Saken)
cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg)
goatweed butterfly, Anaea andria Scudder
hydrilla tip mining midge, Cricotopus lebetis Sublette
silky cane weevil, Metamasius hemipterus sericeus (Oliver)
regal moth, Citheronia regalis (Fabricius)
hickory horned devil, Citheronia regalis (Fabricius)
bumble bees, Bombus spp.
land planarians or flat worms, Bipalium kewense Moseley and Dolichoplana striata Moseley
house fly, Musca domestica Linnaeus
lovebug, Plecia nearctica Hardy
io moth, Automeris io (Fabricius)
white grubs, Phyllophaga spp.
sugarcane lace bug, Leptodictya tabida (Herrich-Schaeffer)
proturans
citrus blackfly, Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby
blueberry maggot fruit fly, Rhagoletis mendax Curran
bromeliad pod borer, Epimorius testaceellus Ragonot
avocado lace bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann)
citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton
gladiolus thrips, Thrips simplex (Morison)
citrus gall midge, Prodiplosis longifila Gagne
cottony cushion scale, Icerya purchasi Maskell
Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama
tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (Linnaeus); and tomato hornworm, Manduca quinquemaculata (Haworth)
black flies, Simulium spp.
pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green)
horse flies, Tabanus spp.; yellow flies, Diachlorus spp.; deer flies, Chrysops spp.
sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Fabricius)
Indianmeal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hübner)
harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn)
diaprepes root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus (Linnaeus)
hairy maggot blow fly, Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart)
secondary screwworm, Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius)
papaya fruit fly, Toxotrypana curvicauda Gerstaecker

1997 (Back to Top)

common cattle grub, Hypoderma lineatum (Villers)
furniture carpet beetle, Anthrenus flavipes (LeConte)
black carpet beetle, Attagenus unicolor (Brahm)
spotted oleander caterpillar, Empyreuma affinis Rothschild
southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (Linnaeus)
Mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis Mulsant
golden tortoise beetle, Charidotella bicolor (Fabricius)
palmetto weevil, Rhynchophorus cruentatus Fabricius
soil-inhabiting nematodes, Nematoda
cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis (Bouché)
mosquito, Culex (Culex) nigripalpus Theobald
oleander caterpillar, Syntomeida epilais Walker
giant swallowtail, Papilio cresphontes Cramer

1996 (Back to Top)

brown citrus aphid, Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy)
eastern lubber grasshopper, Romalea microptera (Beauvois)
tiger beetles, Cicindela and Megacephala spp.
American grasshopper, Schistocerca americana (Drury)
household casebearer, Phereoeca uterella Walsingham
German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Linnaeus)
bean leafroller, Urbanus proteus (Linnaeus)