Urban Pests
Genera starting with "A"
Scientific Name Common Name Group
Achatina fulica giant African snail SNAILS
Aedes aegypti yellow fever mosquito MOSQUITOES
Aedes albopictus forest-day mosquito MOSQUITOES
Aedes vexans nocturnus floodwater mosquito MOSQUITOES
Amphicerus cornutus Powderpost bostrychid BEETLES
Anoplolepis longipes long legged ant ANTS
Anthrenus flavipes furniture carpet beetle BEETLES
Anthrenus verbasci varied carpet beetle BEETLES
Apis mellifera honey bee BEES
Attagenus unicolor black carpet beetle BEETLES

Urban Pests
Genera starting with "B"
Scientific Name Common Name Group
Blattella germanica German cockroach COCKROACHES
Blattella lituricollis false German cockroach COCKROACHES
Boettcherisca peregrina a flesh fly FLIES
Brachycyttarus griseus grass bagworm CATERPILLARS
Bradybaena similaris small garden snail SNAILS

Urban Pests
Genera starting with "C"
Scientific Name Common Name Group
Camponotus variegatus Hawaiian carpenter ant ANTS
Chiracanthium mordax pale leaf spider SPIDERS
Chrysomya megacephala Oriental blow fly FLIES
Chrysomya rufifacies Hairy maggot blow fly FLIES
Cimex lectularius bed bug BUGS
Coptotermes formosanus Formosan subterranean termite TERMITES
Cryptotermes brevis West Indian drywood termite TERMITES
Ctenocephalides felis cat flea FLEAS
Ctenolepisma urbana urban silverfish SILVERFISH
Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus southern house mosquito MOSQUITOES

Urban Pests
Genera starting with "D"
Scientific Name Common Name Group
Delta campaniformis yellow and black potter wasp WASPS
Demodex folliculorum follicle mite MITES
Dermanyssus gallinae chicken mite MITES
Dermatophagoides farinae American housedust mite MITES
Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus European housedust mite MITES
Dinoderus minutus Bamboo borer BEETLES
Diploptera punctata Pacific beetle cockroach COCKROACHES