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:


· PSU Extension Beneficial Insects in the Garden:


· UK Entomology Beneficial Insects: