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Identification of Insects at the ODA Insect Lab
If you catch an insect or other arthropod that is not familiar to you and you would like it identified contact us at 1-800-525-0137. An insect expert (entomologist) will give you information about how to preserve it properly and how to send it to our office. If you think you may have found an exotic or invasive species please call the Oregon Invasive Species Hotline (1-866-INVADER). After you call and receive mailing instructions you may send samples to the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Plant Division, IPPM, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem OR 97301. An ODA entomologist will examine it and contact you.