Selecting an Identification Tool

Palm tool selection | palm grove image

Which Lucid Tool Should I Use?


On a palm grown in the United States or Caribbean...

I see an organism with the naked eye, a hand lens, or a dissecting scope and…

It is a chrysomelid beetle. Go to Hispine Pests of Palms. (Note: this site only has fact sheets and images, no key.)

It is a scale, mealybug, aphid, or whitefly. Go to Scale Insect Screening Tool.

It is not one of the above, or I'm not sure what it is. Go to Screening Aid to Pests.

I see a problem with the plant but I do not see an organism with an unaided eye, hand lens, or dissecting scope...

Go to Symptoms of Diseases and Disorders.

I want to identify the palm...

Go to Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms.