Arthropods Collected From French Tarragon

(Artemisia dracunculus)

Tarragon (Artemisia dracunculus) (Tarragon)

This herb is also known as French tarragon or estragon. This perennial herb is propagated by division. Tarragon is used in preparing meat dishes, dressings, sauces, etc. It is not the easiest of herbs to grow well in Hawaii.


Chewing Type Pest

Common Name Scientific Name Picture
fire ant Solenopsis geminata (Fabricius) (Picture)


Sucking Type Pest

Common Name Scientific Name Picture
an aphid  Aphis sp. (Picture)
a cicadellid leafhopper Exitianus exitiosus (Uhler) (Picture)
chrysanthemum thrips  Thrips nigropilosus Uzel (Picture)
western flower thrips  Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande)  (Adult)
greenhouse whitefly  Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Westwood) (Picture)
sweetpotato whitefly  Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Picture)
red and black flat mite  Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) (Adult)