Arthropods Collected From Sage (Salvia officinalis)

Sage (Salvia officinalis) (Sage)

Sage is a perennial which commonly attains 1-2 feet in height. Sage is used both fresh and dried to season meat, cheese, dressings, etc. There are several varieties of sage which differ in leaf size, plant habit, and leaf color from green, golden-edged, purple or multi-colored. Stem tips about 4-6 inches long are harvested and marketed.



Common Name Scientific Name Picture
chrysanthemum thrips  Thrips nigropilosus Uze (Picture)
a mealy bug  Phenacoccus sp. (Picture)
Morrill lacebug  Corythuca morrilli Osborn & Drake  (Picture)
sweetpotato whitefly  Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Picture)
greenhouse whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood) (Pupae)
red and black flat mite  Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) (Picture)