Winged Pests



Mosquito - Some important mosquitoes, regarding disease causing potential, are Anopheles quadrimaculatus, Anopheles freeborni, Culex tarsalis and Culex pipiens.

Anopheles quadrimaculatus




German cockroachAmerican cockroach

German Cockroach

German cockroach (Blatella germanica) - 1.1-1.5cm long. Two dark stripes on anterior dorsal portion of thorax.


American cockroach (Perplaneta americana) - Grows to an average length of 4 cm. Has pale brown or yellow border on the upper surface of its pronotum


Housefly(Musca domestica) - Has a fourth wing vein that is sharply angled, a fourth lengthwise dark stripe on the top of its thorax, and a face with two velvety stripes that are silver above and gold below.