Some Problem Invertebrates of Texas

Ants / Bees & Wasps / BeetlesBugs / Caterpillars / Centipedes / Chiggers, Fleas, Mites & TicksGrasshoppers

Lovebugs / Mosquitoes / Scorpions / Shrimps / Solifugids / Spiders / Sticks / Termites / Worms / Parasitosis

Return to Texas Entomology - Compiled by Mike Quinn

Human West Nile Virus Data by County and by Week for Texas


Most publications linked here were written by the Texas Cooperative Extension - See Also: Field Guide

Contact your local agent here: Texas County Extension Offices

Texas Cooperative Extension Entomologists


Texas Department of Health - Medically Important Arthropods - Zoonotic Diseases - Outdoor Health and Safety Tips

CDC - Search page for detailed information on insects of medical importance

Understanding Common House & Garden Insecticides


Ants 

Tawny Crazy Ants - Invasive species spreading mostly along Gulf Coast from Brownsville to Miami

Fire Ants

Non-Fire, Non-Crazy Ant Information


Honey Bees 

Other Bee and Wasp Information


Beetles - Coleoptera


Bugs - Hemiptera


Caterpillars - Lepidoptera

    Stinging Caterpillars


Centipedes


Chiggers, Fleas, Mites and Ticks 





Lyme disease ... is probably the most common tick-borne bacterial disease in the world. - CDC

"In Texas 1,682 possible cases of Lyme disease were reported from 1990 through 1998." - TDH


Grasshoppers, Katydids and Crickets - Orthoptera


Lovebugs - Diptera


Mosquitoes


Scorpions


Land Shrimps - Lawn Shrimp - Scuds - small terrestrial crustaceans


Solifugids


Spiders


Stick Insects


Termites


"Worms"


Parasitosis


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No Claims are made to the accuracy or suitability if this information.

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24 July 2012 © Mike Quinn / entomike@gmail.com / Texas Entomology