Kinds of Urban pests

New England

Gary Alpert, Harvard University

Scientific name -- Other names
   Periplaneta americana Linnaeus -- American Cockroach
   Cimex lectularius -- Bed bug
   Dolichovespula maculata (Linnaeus, 1763) -- Bald-faced hornet; Bald-faced yellowjacket
   Polistes dominula Christ -- Paper wasp; Polistes dominulus
   Vespula germanica Fabricius -- German yellowjacket
   Vespula maculifrons -- Eastern yellowjacket
   Scutigera coleoptrata Linnaeus -- House Centipede

Updated: 2013-09-30 19:12:37

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