Activity 6 – Ag Entomology

Use Extension Service resources to identify 10 insect pests and 10 beneficial insects in our area.  Once you have selected the insects, provide the following information:

· Common name

· Scientific name (genus and species)

· Order

· Why it is considered a pest/How it is beneficial

Sample Resources

· WVU Extension Service Pest Identification Guide: https://extension.wvu.edu/lawn-gardening-pests/pests

 

· PSU Extension Beneficial Insects in the Garden: https://extension.psu.edu/programs/master-gardener/counties/york/native-plants/fact-sheets/beneficial-insects-in-the-garden

 

· UK Entomology Beneficial Insects: https://entomology.ca.uky.edu/categories/beneficial-insects