This tool is part of the Citrus Resource

Citrus Pests

 

Acknowledgements

 

The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of the following people who facilitated completion of the project:

The following individuals, the Citrus Pest Advisory Committee, lent their guidance and support during the initial stages of tool development to create an initial list of potential taxa for the tool: Lawrence G. Brown, Russ Bulluck, Daniel Flores, Patrick J. Gomes, Bacilio Salas (all from USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST), Kris Godfrey (California Department of Food and Agriculture), and Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell (University of California Riverside and Kearney Agriculture Center).

We would like to extend a special thank you to our illustrator, Kay Weigel (Department of Entomology, University of Florida).

We would also like to thank our student personnel: Roxanne Wagner (undergraduate technician, Department of Entomology, University of Florida), Abby Griffin (lab volunteer, Department of Entomology, University of Florida), and Hashmet Eke (undergraduate Technician, Department of Entomology, University of Florida).

We would like to thank Dr. Terrence Walters (USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST ITP Coordinator, Fort Collins, Colorado) for project support and Amanda Redford (USDA APHIS PPQ CPHST ITP Tool Developer, Fort Collins, Colorado) for project and web development support.

Additionally, we would like to thank the following Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry employees for their support:

  • Jim Carter, Field Station Supervisor
  • Tyson Emery, Bureau of Plant and Apiary Inspection, Bureau Chief
  • Andrew Ferris, Caribbean Fruit Fly Certification Program Technician
  • Richard Gaskalla, Division Director
  • Dr. Susan Halbert, Curator: Hemiptera (except Coccoidea and Aleyrodidae)
  • Dr. James Hayden, Curator: Lepidoptera
  • Dr. Greg Hodges, Bureau of Entomology, Nematology and Plant Pathology, Bureau Chief
  • Carol McKenzie, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Inspection Supervisor of Vero Beach
  • Dr. Paul Skelley, Collection Manager and Curator: Orthoptera
  • Dr. Gary Steck, Curator: Diptera
  • Dr. Ian Stocks, Curator: Hemiptera (Coccoidea, Aleyrodidea)
  • John Wiggins, Caribbean Fruit Fly Certification Program Technician

We would also like to extend our sincere thanks to the many photographers who contributed images to this tool. Lyle Buss (Department of Entomology, University of Florida) contributed a number of images. Many other photographers also granted permission to use their images in this tool. Please see each image's caption for the photographer or contributor.

We would like to thank the following people for reviewing a beta version of this tool:

  • Dr. Mamoudou Setamou, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center
  • Dr. Nick Singh, Instructor Plant Disease and Diagnostic Clinic, Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology Department, LSU AgCenter
  • Ms. Eunett James-Mack, Agriculture Program Manager, Tampa Field Office, Department of Homeland Security

 

Citrus Pests
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