Mexican Bean Beetle

Mexican Bean Beetle

Epilachna Varivestis Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia (Animals) Subphylum: Hexapoda (Hexapods) Suborder: Polyphaga (Water, Scarab Rove, Long-horned Snout Beetles and Leaf) Superfamily: Cucujoidea (Sap, Lady Beetles Bark, Fungus) Subfamily: Epilachninae (Plant-eating Lady Beetles) Species: Varivestis (Mexican Bean Beetle) Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods) Class: Insecta (Insects) Order: Coleoptera (Beetles) Family: Coccinellidae (Lady Beetles) Genus: Epilachna The Mexican Bean … Read more

Orange Ladybug – The Asian Lady Beetle

Orange Ladybug

  Harmonia axyridis, commonly known as the orange ladybug or the Asian lady beetle is actually seen in a variety of colors throughout Iowa and the areas of the United States. This species is popular for its irritating habit of piling up near the building sides and invading indoors during the harsh climate like in … Read more

Black Carpet Beetles

Black Carpet Beetle

Scientific Classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Coleoptera Family: Dermestidae Genus: Attagenus Species: A. Unicolor Binomial name: Attagenus unicolor In the United States, the Black Carpet beetle is the most destructive species. It is found throughout Mexico, the United States, and Canada. It is common in Pennsylvania. This beetle damages household products which … Read more