Resources: PDF ID Guides

Identification Guides

Guide files require a PDF reader such as Adobe Acrobat or Apple Preview.
Natural Enemies ID Guide and Life Histories (from field day workshop) download (1.35MB)
Common Natural Enemies in Orchards (poster handout from 2012 WSHA annual meeting) download (1.1MB)
Visual Key to Common Syrphids in Western Orchards download (11.4MB)
Parasitic Hymenoptera in LPD trap liners: a guide for identifying common specimens download (5.4MB)
Common Natural Enemies in Washington Tree Fruits download (714KB)
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Note: This key is intended to separate those taxa commonly encountered in HIPV-based* trapping programs in western orchards and may not function outside the area.
   * HIPV = Herbivore Induced Plant Volatile


Investigator Links Useful Links
Vince Jones Jessica Goldberger WSU DAS UCIPM
Elizabeth Beers Dave Horton WSU-TFREC BC Information Ctr.
Jay Brunner Nick Mills USDA-ARS Wapato WSU PMTP
Steve Castagnoli Peter Shearer OSU-MCAREC Orchard Pest Management
Karina Gallardo Tom Unruh ESPM WA Crop Protection Guide