Exotic Pest Reporting
Old World Bollworm
Old World Bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) is an insect pest of African marigold, alfalfa, apple and many others. It is a native of Africa, Asia, Australia, and Europe and was first detected in Guam in 1997.
This insect pest has been identified by USDA-APHIS as a serious threat to US Agriculture and Natural Resources, and surveys have been planned for multiple states.
06/11/2013 - Valley Insect Hunting Begins