Insects and Spiders

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  • If possible, save the insect for identification
  • Contact ODA
  • An ODA entomologist will contact you with a response

Contact

Insect Pest Prevention & Management
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4636
Alt Phone: 1-800-525-0137​
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Pest profiles

Identifying metallic woodboring and longhorned beetles in the Western US

Screening Aid for the Buprestidae of the Western USA

Online PowerPoint designed to enable efficient sorting and identification of the most abundant species found in wood boring insect trap samples. Specific to flat-headed or metallic wood-borers. Website

Screening Aid for the Cerambycidae of the Western USA

Online PowerPoint designed to enable efficient sorting and identificaiton of the most abudant species found in wood boring insect trap samples. Specific to roundheaded or longhorned wood borers. Website

​​​Resour​​ces

Gypsy Moth: A Major Pest of Trees

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Japanese Beetle: A Major Pest of Plants

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Oregon Approved Insect List

A list of insects that are approved for use as pets, pet food, biological control agents, educational displays, and release in Oregon. Document
Law or rule

Oregon Insect Pest Alert: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

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Oregon Insect Pest Alert: Lady Beetles

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Oregon Insect Pest Alert: Light Brown Apple Moth

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Oregon Insect Pest Alert: Red Imported Fire Ant

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Oregon Insect Pest Alert: Spotted Wing Drosophila

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Oregon Invasive Species Council's 100 Worst List

100 non-native species to keep out of Oregon Website

Oregon Pest Alert: Eastern Heath Snail

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Pest Tracker: Exotic Pest Reporting

Pest Tracker publishes the latest exotic pest survey maps, news, and information, including for Oregon. Website

USDA APHIS Plant Pest and Disease Programs

National pest and disease program overview and information for importing and exporting insects Website

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