​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Need to have insects or other arthropods identified?

  1. If possible, save the insect or arthropod for identification and take a photo.
  2. Submit the online identification form​.
  3. An ODA entomologist will contact you with a response.

Oregon inse​​ct field guides

​Guides for growers, nursery professionals, and homeowners.

Asian Giant Hornet Look-Alikes

Guide to Asian Giant Hornet Look-Alikes

Common Bee Pollinators of Oregon Crops

This guide is designed to help identify the most common groups of bees in Oregon crops. Includes print instructions. Common Bee Pollinators of Oregon Crops guide

Slugs and Snails in Oregon

Slugs and Snails in Oregon guide

Slugs and Snails in Oregon–for print

Press quality pdf for high quality or professional printing. This file is approximately 32 MB in size. Slugs and Snails in Oregon guide (print quality)

Stink Bugs of Oregon

A guide to members of the insect family Pentatomidae and their relatives commonly found in Oregon A guide to the common stink bugs of Oregon

Scree​ning aids

Tools for inspectors and pest management professionals.

Identifying Drosophila suzukii by Josh Vlach

Dichotomous key for the identification of Drosophila suzukii

Key to the Dendroctonus of North America

Key designed to enable efficient sorting and identification of North American Dendroctonus beetles. View key for the Dendroctonus beetles

Key to the Genera of Buprestidae of the Western USA

An image based key to the genera and select species of the metallic wood boring beetles of the western US. Key to the genera of Buprestidae of the western USA

Key to the Genera of Cerambycidae of Western North America

An image based key to the genera of western North American longhorned wood borers. Key to the Genera of Cerambycidae of Western North America

Key to the Genera of North American Scolytinae

An image based key to the genera of North American bark and ambrosia beetles. Key to the genera of North American Scolytinae

Key to the Siricidae of North America (north of Mexico)

An image based guide to species for females of North American wood wasps. View wood wasp key

Screening Aid for the Buprestidae of the Western USA

Screening Aid 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. Screening aid for the flat-headed or metallic wood-borers in the western USA

Screening Aid for the Cerambycidae 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 roundheaded or longhorned wood borers. Screening aid for the roundheaded or longhorned wood borers in the western USA

Screening Aid for the Ips, Orthotomicus, and Pseudips of North America

Screening aid designed to enable efficient sorting and identification of North American Ips, Orthotomicus, and Pseudips beetles. View key to Ips, Orthotomicus, Pseudips beetles

Screening Aid to the American Scolytinae

An image based screening aid for the commonly trapped bark and ambrosia beetles in western North America. Screening Aid to the Western Scolytinae

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Cont​​act

Insect Pest Prevention & Management
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4636
Alt Phone: 1-800-525-0137​
Fax: 503-986-4786
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