All products listed on this page were created and/or funded by ITP. Use the sorting menus below to find the identification support you need. Please see the product description page for more information about these product types. If you have problems accessing any of the tools, apps, or screening aids listed here, please contact ITP.

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Hispine Pests of Palms

Nov 30, 2016

Part of the Palm Resource, this website includes fact sheets and images for the 23 palm pest genera of the Family Chrysomelidae, which all fall in the former subfamily Hispinae.

Bee Mite ID

Oct 25, 2016

Bee Mite ID enables users to identify mites that may be found on bees or in their nests and to distinguish harmful from non-harmful mites. Included are a key, fact sheets, quick-reference guides, morphology guides, a filterable image gallery, and a glossary.

Hawaiian Scarab ID Key

Mar 31, 2016

This Lucid Mobile app includes a key, fact sheets, and an anatomy guide for identifying adult scarab beetles that may occur in Hawaii, Guam, and other tropical Pacific islands.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Hawaiian Scarab ID

Feb 23, 2016

Hawaiian Scarab ID includes over 70 native, established, and possibly invasive scarab species from the islands of the Pacific, particularly Hawaii and Guam. Included are a key, fact sheets, behavioral videos, an anatomy guide, a sortable image gallery, and a glossary, as well as DNA barcode data to help identify larvae.

Grasshoppers of the Western U.S. Key

Sep 29, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes keys and fact sheets for identifying adult and nymphal stages of commonly occurring grasshoppers from the western U.S.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Citrus Pests Key

Sep 28, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes a key and fact sheets to assist in the screening of insect pests of citrus in the U.S.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Citrus Diseases Key

Sep 26, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes a symptom-based key and fact sheets for diseases of citrus grown in the U.S.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Dried Botanicals Key

Sep 23, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes an image-based key and fact sheets for dried botanical products.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Palm ID Key

Sep 23, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes a key and fact sheets for identifying palms that are commonly cultivated in the U.S. and Caribbean.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Citrus ID Key

Sep 22, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes a key and fact sheets for over 500 cultivars and relatives of citrus grown in the U.S.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Federal Noxious Weeds Key

Sep 22, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes three keys for identifying disseminules of federal noxious weeds (FNW), as well as fact sheets for all FNW taxa.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Screening Aid to Palm Pests Key

Sep 22, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes keys and fact sheets to assist the novice entomologist in identifying arthropod pests of palms grown in the U.S. and Caribbean.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Palm Symptoms Key

Sep 22, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes a symptom-based key and fact sheets to assist identifying palm diseases and disorders.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Terrestrial Mollusc Key

Sep 22, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes a key and fact sheets to assist in the identification of adult terrestrial slugs and snails of agricultural importance and quarantine significance.
Android (on Google Play)
iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

TortAI Key

Sep 22, 2015

This Lucid Mobile app includes keys and fact sheets to assist in the identification of tortricid adults and larvae of agricultural importance.
for Android (on Google Play)
for iOS (iPhone and iPad, on iTunes)

Ambrosia Beetles Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Platypus quercivorus and Megaplatypus mutatus suspect adults collected by Lindgren funnel traps in the continental U.S.
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European Oak Bark Beetle Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Scolytus intricatus suspect adults collected through visual surveys in the continental U.S.
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European Spruce Bark Beetle Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Ips typographus suspect adults collected in CAPS Lindgren funnel traps in the continental U.S.
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Great Spruce Bark Beetle Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Dendroctonus micans suspect adults collected through visual surveys in the continental U.S.
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Mediterranean Pine Engraver Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Orthotomicus erosus suspect adults collected in CAPS multi funnel traps in the continental U.S.
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Mountain Oak Longhorned Beetle Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Massicus raddei suspect adults collected through visual surveys in the continental U.S.
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Pine Sawyer Beetles Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Monochamus alternatus and M. sutor suspect adults collected in Lindgren funnel traps and by visual surveys in the continental U.S.
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Pine Shoot Beetles Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Tomicus spp. suspect adults collected through visual survey and Lindgren funnel traps in the continental U.S.
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Redbay Ambrosia Beetle Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Xyleborus glabratus suspect adults collected in CAPS Lindgren funnel traps in the continental U.S.
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Six-toothed Bark Beetle Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Ips sexdentatus suspect adults collected in CAPS Lindgren funnel traps in the continental U.S.
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Six-toothed Spruce Bark Beetle Screening Aid

Aug 13, 2015

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Pityogenes chalcographus suspect adults collected in CAPS Lindgren funnel traps in the continental U.S.
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Aquarium and Pond Plants of the World, Edition 2.1

Aug 06, 2015

APPW Ed. 2.1 offers identification support for all aquatic plants offered for sale as of 2007, including over 140 genera. Also included are an image gallery, glossary, fact sheets, references, and additional background info. A content update is coming for this tool in 2016.

Federal Noxious Weed Disseminules, Edition 2.2

Apr 08, 2015

This interactive tool provides images, text, and keys that aid in determining whether or not an unknown disseminule (e.g., seed, fruit)  is a federal noxious weed (FNW) and is therefore actionable. The tool includes three keys, a key to keys, fact sheets, an image gallery, and an illustrated glossary.

Grasshoppers of the Western U.S., Edition 4

Dec 03, 2014

Grasshoppers of the Western U.S., Edition 4 offers keys to identify both adult and pre-adult stages of many of the most commonly encountered grasshoppers in the western U.S., as well as fact sheets, a sortable image gallery, and an illustrated glossary.

Asiatic Rice Borer Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Chilo suppressalis suspect adults collected from CAPS pheromone (sticky) traps in the continental U.S.
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Castniid Palm Borer Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the detection of Paysandisia archon suspect adults through visual surveys for adults and larval damage.
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European Grape Berry Moth Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Eupoecilia ambiguella suspect adults collected from CAPS sticky traps in the continental U.S.
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European Grapevine Moth Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Lobesia botrana suspect adults collected from CAPS sticky traps in the continental U.S.
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False Codling Moth Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Thaumatotibia leucotreta suspect adults collected from CAPS sticky traps in the continental U.S.
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Fruit Piercing Moth Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the detection of Eudocima phalonia through visual surveys in orchards.
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Horse Chestnut Leaf Miner Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the detection of suspect Cameraria ohridella by visual observation of larval damage (leaf mines) on Aesculus or Acer.
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Pear Leaf Blister Moth Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Leucoptera malifoliella suspect adults collected from CAPS sticky traps in the continental U.S.
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Pine Beauty Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Panolis flammea suspect adults collected from CAPS bucket traps in the continental U.S.
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Pine Lappets Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of pine lappet (Dendrolimus spp.) suspect adults collected from CAPS pheromone traps in the continental U.S.
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Processionary Moths Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of processionary moths (Thaumetopoea spp.) suspect adults collected from CAPS pheromone traps in the continental U.S.
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Summer Fruit Tortrix Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Adoxophyes orana suspect adults collected from CAPS sticky traps in the continental U.S.
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Variegated Golden Tortrix Screening Aid

Jul 10, 2014

This aid is designed to assist in the sorting and screening of Archips xylosteana suspect adults collected from CAPS sticky traps in the continental U.S.
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Scale Insects, Edition 2

May 05, 2014

This tool is designed to help the user identify almost any scale insect to family, and in some cases to species, without the need for expertise in the group. The tool emphasizes scale taxa important to the U.S. ports of entry. It includes four interactive keys, fact sheets, a glossary, and a sortable image gallery.

Hispines of the World

May 02, 2014

This tool contains an interactive key, fact sheets, an image gallery, and an illustrated guide to hispine morphology. It includes 195 genera from the former subfamily Hispinae (family Chrysomelidae), now included within the subfamily Cassidinae.

LepIntercept

Feb 28, 2014

LepIntercept is a comprehensive resource for identifying intercepted Lepidoptera larvae and includes identification keys, detailed fact sheets, tutorials on larval morphology, information on studying Lepidoptera larvae, a full glossary, and a complete set of references.

Longicorn ID

Feb 18, 2014

Longicorn ID is intended to aid in the identification of cerambycoid or longhorned beetles to family, subfamily, or tribe. The site now includes over 10 keys, most of which are interactive, as well as fact sheets, and image gallery, references, and other informational pages.

Microlepidoptera on Solanaceae

Sep 30, 2013

This tool is designed to help identify larval and adult Microlepidoptera that feed on plants in the family Solanaceae, focusing on species from Florida and the Gulf Coast of the U.S. Included are a key, fact sheets, glossary, gallery, and a specimen preparation guide.

Flat Mites of the World, Edition 2

May 24, 2013

This tool is designed to help non-experts identify any flat mite to the taxonomic level of genus, and in some cases to species. The tool includes four keys, fact sheets, a glossary, an image gallery, and a wealth of background information about flat mites and microscopy.

Diabrotica ID

Jan 29, 2013

Diabrotica ID is designed to support non-experts in the identification of 112 Diabrotica species that originate from North and Central America. The tool includes a key, fact sheets, a sortable image gallery, and a glossary.

Antkey

Nov 02, 2012

Antkey is designed for non-specialists and includes over 115 ant species that are introduced, invasive, or commonly intercepted in the U.S. Features include an interactive key, fact sheets, a searchable media collection, video clips, a fully illustrated glossary, a searchable database of introduced ant literature, and more.

Anastrepha and Toxotrypana

Aug 30, 2012

This website attempts to bring together in a single package all of the relevant taxonomic information for these important genera of fruit flies. It provides a choice of two electronic keys (Intkey or Lucid), and detailed descriptions and images of each species are also included, as well as a morphological atlas.

Citrus Pests

Jun 22, 2012

Citrus Pests is aimed primarily at extension agents, inspectors, and other plant professionals with access to a light microscope and hand lens. It offers screening support for over 50 important insect pests of citrus in the U.S. A key, fact sheets, illustrated morphology guide, glossary, and sortable image gallery are included.

AphID

Apr 14, 2012

AphID includes a key to the 66 most polyphagous and cosmopolitan aphid species. AphID also offers users detailed descriptions of morphological features critical to identifying aphids along with annotated photographs to help illustrate each feature, as well as detailed fact sheets and a glossary of terms.

TortAI: Tortricids of Agricultural Importance

Apr 04, 2012

This tool includes resources for identifying adults and larvae of tortricids that threaten agriculture in the U.S. Features include detailed fact sheets, two interactive keys, dissection guides, a glossary, and an image gallery. A DNA barcode database allows confirmation of identifications.

Table Grape Weed Disseminule ID

Mar 15, 2012

This tool aids in the identification of weed disseminules that may occur in fresh table grape bunches grown in California's Central Valley. Features include two keys, fact sheets and comparison charts, a glossary, and guides to disseminule types. You will need a username and password to access this tool.

Table Grape Spider ID

Mar 08, 2012

This tool was created to support export of table grapes from California to Australia and New Zealand. Included are keys for identifying spiders and spider egg sacs that may be found in table grape bunches from the Central Valley, fact sheets, a DNA search page, a glossary, and an image gallery. You will need a username and password to access this tool.

Ironclad ID

Mar 06, 2012

Ironclad ID is designed to aid in the identification of adult ironclad and cylindrical bark beetles in the family Zopheridae. Features include a key to genera and species, fact sheets, an image gallery, a morphological atlas, biology and taxonomy information, and a glossary.

Citrus Resource

Dec 20, 2011

Citrus Resource, a commodity-based identification resource, was created to provide growers, the industry, and those associated with citrus pest and disease detection an easily accessible portal for tools to assist with their identification needs. The site includes background info and links to all associated tools.

Citrus Diseases

Nov 22, 2011

Citrus Diseases provides support for symptom-based screening and identification of citrus diseases that were known in the United States as of 2011, as well as those of immediate concern. The tool includes a symptom-based key, fact sheets, a glossary, and a sortable image gallery.

Citrus ID, Edition 2

Oct 14, 2011

Citrus ID facilitates identification of over 500 citrus cultivars and relatives to at least the cultivar group level within citrus (e.g., sweet oranges, sour oranges, etc.), if not beyond for select cultivars. Included are a key, fact sheets, a sortable image gallery, and a glossary.

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool

Sep 08, 2011

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool was specifically designed to assist in the identification of adult terrestrial slugs and snails of agricultural importance and quarantine significance. It includes a key, fact sheets, biology and ecology info, a dissection guide, a glossary, and an image gallery.

Dried Botanical ID

Aug 05, 2011

This unique, image-based tool allows identification of a variety of dried botanicals, often used in potpourri, decorative plant arrangements, and handicrafts. In addition to the key and fact sheets, the tool includes an interactive image gallery that allows users to easily compare images and save them for later reference.

Pink Bollworm and its Look-alikes

Jun 07, 2011

This identification tool was created to allow users to identify the larvae and adults of the pink bollworm and distinguish them from similar species. It includes keys to both adults and larvae, fact sheets, molecular sequence data, and a glossary.

Oncid ID

May 19, 2011

Oncid ID is designed to aid in the identification of adult "twig girdlers," a large group of longhorned beetles in the tribe Onciderini which are widely distributed from the U.S. to Argentina. Features include a key, fact sheets, image gallery, biology and taxonomy info, a morphological atlas, a glossary, and an image gallery.

Wood Boring Beetle Resource

May 05, 2011

This site is a portal for identification and screening tools for wood boring beetles of the world. The site focuses on the nine families considered wood boring beetles: those taxa that bore into and develop within sound wood. You can search by family, geographic coverage, or release date.

Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms

Feb 16, 2011

Part of the Palm Resource, Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms supports users in differentiating among 82 palm species that are commonly cultivated in the U.S. Fact sheets for each species are included, as well as a key, glossary, illustrated morphology guide, and image gallery.

Bark Beetle Genera of the U.S.

Jan 27, 2011

This tool is designed to help identify bark beetles (Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to the taxonomic level of genus without the need for expertise in the group. It includes the genera that occur in the continental U.S. In addition to the key and fact sheets, this tool has an image gallery and a glossary.

Xyleborini Ambrosia Beetles

Dec 17, 2010

Xyleborini is the most important and species-rich tribe of ambrosia beetles. This tool provides identification support for all 36 Xyleborini genera from around the world. Features include a key, fact sheets, a morphological guide, and a glossary.

Palm Resource

Dec 14, 2010

The palm resource is a portal designed to support individuals involved with commodity-based palm surveys. The resource includes background info and links to tools for identifying palms grown in the U.S. and Caribbean and their pests, diseases, and disorders.

Symptoms of Palm Diseases and Disorders

Dec 14, 2010

This tool, part of the Palm Resource, uses visual symptoms to help preliminarily identify palm diseases and disorders that commonly occur in the U.S. and Caribbean. Features include a key, fact sheets, a glossary, and an image gallery.

Screening Aid to Palm Pests

Oct 08, 2010

Screening Aid to Pests (SAP), part of the commodity-based Palm Resource, is aimed primarily at the novice entomologist. It is designed to help users determine which type of arthropod palm pest they have found and features illustrated fact sheets as well as two interactive keys, a morphology guide, and an image gallery.

Bark Beetles of the Southeastern U.S.

Feb 01, 2010

This website features a key that allows the user to separate genera of Curculionidae bark beetle subfamily Scolytinae, of the southeastern United States, that are classified into the two tribes Hylesinini and Scolytini.

LBAM ID

Apr 08, 2009

LBAM ID is designed to aid in the identification of adult or larval Lepidoptera encountered during light brown apple moth (LBAM) surveys in California. This tool includes interactive identification keys, images, diagrams, fact sheets, and a DNA sequence database.

PIAkey - Invasive Ants of the Pacific Islands

Dec 11, 2008

PIAkey (Pacific Invasive Ant key) is an electronic guide designed to assist users to identify invasive ant species commonly encountered in the Pacific Island region. The guide covers four subfamilies, 20 genera and 44 species, and includes a key, fact sheets, videos, comparison charts, and a glossary.

Wood Boring Beetle Families

Dec 11, 2008

This tool allows users to differentiate among the nine families of beetles that are known to bore into and develop within sound wood. An identification key and fact sheets are provided, as well as a glossary, references, and background info.

Invasive Mites Identification Resource

Oct 06, 2006

This site includes nine keys designed to provide support for every level, from training in mite anatomy and identification to advanced taxonomic support. The tool also includes many detailed informational pages, fact sheets, and a glossary.

Cut Flower Exports of Africa

Feb 22, 2006

Cut Flower Exports of Africa is a tool to aid in the identification of genera of cut flowers produced in Africa and exported to major world markets. This tool includes an interactive identification key, flower images, and fact sheets. The interactive identification key runs as a Lucid3 Java applet.

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