Re: [pestlist] FW: Bug

2017-12-29 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- This particular species is *Porcellionides pruinosus*, a woodlouse

Re: [pestlist] Moth ID Help

2017-12-12 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- I have to say that none of these moths looks like *Tinea

Re: [pestlist] ID Help Please!

2017-11-17 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Megan The "cases" are sections of a millipede's cuticle (legs

Re: [pestlist] Additional photo for Pest ID

2017-11-03 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- The only species I know about is *Trixagus dermestoides*. Its

Re: [pestlist] ID Help please

2017-11-03 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Megan It looks rather like a *Trixagus *species (Throscidae) -

Re: [pestlist] Moth id. please

2017-10-06 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- This is the Silver-striped Hawkmoth, Hippotion celerio - its

Re: [pestlist] ID Help please

2017-09-08 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Megan This is a *Monopis *species - almost certainly *M*.

Re: [pestlist] PEST ID help

2017-08-25 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- 2 is a *Liposcelis *species 9 is a *Dorypteryx *species (both

Re: [pestlist] Beetle identification

2017-08-11 Thread Tony Irwin
> --- > > Wow, yeah, Tony narrowed it down! Makes more sense. > > > > Matt > > > > Matthew A. Mickletz – Manager, Preventive Conservation – Winterthur Museum > <http://www.winterthur.org/> – 302.888.4752 <

Re: [pestlist] Beetle identification

2017-08-11 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Simon This is one of the bark beetles (Scolytinae) - I would

Re: [pestlist] Identification Assistance

2017-07-07 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- The moth in pics 1 & 2 is a *Monopis *species, almost certainly

Re: [pestlist] Wasp ID

2017-06-26 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Forrest Have you any reason to doubt the original

Re: [pestlist] Please help me with ID of insect

2017-06-23 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Johanna As others have suggested, a specimen or magnified photo

Re: [pestlist] ?Typhiid wasp?

2017-05-30 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Looks like of one of the woodwasps (Siricidae) to me. They take a

Re: [pestlist] Is this a moth?

2017-05-25 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- I interpreted the two small dots at the back of the head as

Re: [pestlist] Pest ID

2017-05-23 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Lindsey Your second insect appears to be a silverfish (*Lepisma

Re: [pestlist] Pest ID help

2017-05-16 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- I can't see this is *Plodia *or *Ephestia*. It resembles the

Re: [pestlist] ID Help please

2017-05-14 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- The psocid is *Dorypteryx domestica *(a minor pest if at all). The

Re: [pestlist] ID help

2017-03-08 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- I'd say this was a species of *Trixagus *(Elateridae). They breed

Re: [pestlist] Identification

2017-02-15 Thread Tony Irwin
I think the most likely answer is a calliphorid puparium. A bluebottle's sense of smell will guide it to potential food sources, even bricked-up cats. Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin 47 The Avenues Norwich Norfolk NR2 3PH England mobile: +44(0)7880707834 phone: +44(0)1603 453524 On 15 February 2017

Re: [pestlist] ID Help

2016-12-07 Thread Tony Irwin
One of the *Chalcophora *species - larvae feed in decaying pine wood, so should not be regarded as a pest of historic buildings (unless you have bigger problems!) Tony Dr A.G.Irwin 47 The Avenues Norwich Norfolk NR2 3PH England mobile: +44(0)7880707834 phone: +44(0)1603 453524 On 7 December

Re: [pestlist] Possible cricket ID

2016-07-18 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- It's a parasitic wasp, family Evaniidae. Probably just an

Re: [pestlist] wood-boring beetle

2016-06-28 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Anobiidae, possibly Oligomerus. Can you tell us what length the

Re: [pestlist] Frass identification

2016-06-27 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- Looks like Brown House Moth - *Hofmannophila pseudospretella*.

Re: [pestlist] Please help!

2016-05-27 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests.net List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe look at the footer of this email. --- These flies are Black Fungus Gnats - Sciaridae. They may be

Re: [pestlist] Pest ID help please

2015-11-13 Thread Tony Irwin
Megan - Your creature is a springtail. Possibly a Seira species. Best wishes Tony Dr A.G.Irwin 47 The Avenues Norwich Norfolk NR2 3PH England mobile: +44(0)7880707834 phone: +44(0)1603 453524 On 13 November 2015 at 19:23, Jablonski, Megan T CIV NHHC, NUM < megan.jablon...@navy.mil> wrote: > >

Re: [pestlist] RE: identification

2015-05-12 Thread Tony Irwin
Enlarging the photo shows that these are booklice (psocids or Psocoptera). The colour, shape and behaviour are not quite right for Latridiidae. But what Tom said for plaster beetles goes for booklice as well. I would suggest these are coming in with the wooden containers, and unless you have damp

Re: [pestlist] identification: two types of tiny beetles

2014-06-09 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- First photo is Anthocomus bipunctatus - an introduced European

Re: [pestlist] Larvae Identification

2014-06-07 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- To me, they look more like beetle larvae - Cryptophagidae or

Re: [pestlist] Identification help

2014-05-08 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- It's a heteropteran bug that's come in from outside - a plant

Re: [pestlist] beetle or millipede?

2014-03-11 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Hi Betsy Although Thylodrias does have clubbed setae, they are not

Re: [pestlist] Fly damage on a book

2014-03-06 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- I'm surprised to hear the suggestion that these are fly spots. It

Re: [pestlist] Fly damage on a book

2014-03-06 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list

Re: [pestlist] Identification help

2014-02-03 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Looks very like Tineola bisselliella - the webbing clothes moth.

Re: [pestlist] is this a black carpet beetle?

2013-07-30 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- This is a plant bug. Tony Dr A.G.Irwin 47 The Avenues Norwich

Re: [pestlist] RE: Order Psocoptera

2013-07-02 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Laura - The standard work on British Booklice is New's Royal

Re: [pestlist] RE: Dermestid ID

2013-06-21 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Appears to be a Trogoderma species. Tony Dr A.G.Irwin 47 The

Re: [pestlist] Tick/Flea Identification?

2013-06-19 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- It is a tick. First-instar larval mites (including ticks) only have

Re: [pestlist] Unknown Flying insect (ID please)

2013-05-23 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Dina - Can you tell us where the fly was found? It looks like a

Re: [pestlist] Re: Pest ID question

2013-05-07 Thread Tony Irwin
to be on the increase in museums in Britain. Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin 47 The Avenues Norwich Norfolk NR2 3PH England mobile: +44(0)7880707834 phone: +44(0)1603 453524 On 7 May 2013 18:21, Katharine Elise Corneli katy.corn...@umfa.utah.eduwrote: This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post

Re: [pestlist] Frass identification

2013-05-02 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Deathwatch beetle - *Xestobium rufovillosum. *The frass has this

RE: [pestlist] Spider Identification (UNCLASSIFIED)

2012-10-05 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Brown Widow - Latrodectus geometricus. Plenty of information

RE: [pestlist] Identification Help

2012-10-02 Thread Tony Irwin
would help confirm the genus, but specific identification will be difficult from a photo. They are one of the mould beetles, and are likely to be associated with the lunch room, rather than the archives, unless your storage conditions are rather damp? ;o) Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin, Natural History

RE: [pestlist] Pests in Tonga

2012-09-14 Thread Tony Irwin
damaging pests might thrive. Regular cleaning and monitoring, as you describe, will be the best defence. Best wishes Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin, Natural History Department, Castle Museum Study Centre, Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich NR1 3JQ, England. Tel:+44 1603 493642. E-mail: tony.ir

RE: [pestlist] unknown pest

2012-08-04 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- They are probably Dorypteryx domestica, a species that has been

RE: [pestlist] FW: ID insect eggs on painting surface

2012-07-03 Thread Tony Irwin
the windows, or avoid opening them when there is a light on. But sometimes it is difficult to get the message across to staff who are uncomfortably hot, and feel the need for a bit of fresh air. Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin, Natural History Department, Castle Museum Study Centre, Shirehall, Market Avenue

RE: [pestlist] help with identification

2012-07-03 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- It's a beetle larva, and doesn't appear to be a dermestid, but I'd

RE: [pestlist] help with identification

2012-07-03 Thread Tony Irwin
-- From: ad...@museumpests.net [mailto:ad...@museumpests.net] On Behalf Of Tony Irwin Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2012 1:24 PM To: pestlist@museumpests.net Subject: RE: [pestlist] help with identification It's a beetle larva

RE: [pestlist] Help with identification

2012-06-25 Thread Tony Irwin
) - they are often abundant near water, where the larvae live, and swarms of males can sometimes be a nuisance. They don't pose a threat to the building or contents, but can be annoying for visitors (and staff!). Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin, Natural History Department, Castle Museum Study Centre

RE: [pestlist] unknown beetle

2012-05-03 Thread Tony Irwin
identification (as Cryptophagus) was incorrect. It is Typhaea (Mycetophagidae). Apologies for any confusion. Tony Irwin -Original Message- From: ad...@museumpests.net [mailto:ad...@museumpests.net]On Behalf Of brynn_ben...@nps.gov Sent: 02 May 2012 23:33 To: pestlist@museumpests.net Subject

RE: [pestlist] unknown beetle

2012-05-02 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Looks like a Cryptophagus to me. Tony Dr A.G.Irwin, Natural History

RE: [pestlist] Moth ID Request

2012-05-01 Thread Tony Irwin
, Hofmannophila pseudospretella. Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin, Natural History Department, Castle Museum Study Centre, Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich NR1 3JQ, England. Tel:+44 1603 493642. E-mail: tony.ir...@btinternet.com -Original Message- From: ad...@museumpests.net [mailto:ad

RE: [pestlist] Moth ID

2012-03-09 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- They look like Noctua pronuba - in Britain it is known as the Large

RE: [pestlist] Pest from a palm tree

2012-02-07 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Always hesitate to disagree with David ... But I feel that this is

RE: [pestlist] Insect ID

2012-01-23 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Looks very like Xestobium - Death watch beetle. Tony Irwin Dr

RE: [pestlist] identification help sought

2011-12-21 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- If the larva is that of an Odd Beetle (I have some doubts), then it

RE: [pestlist] Insect ID

2011-12-07 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- I don't think these are ground beetles. It would be very unusual to

RE: [pestlist] Pest Identification Please

2011-06-09 Thread Tony Irwin
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Looks like Anobium punctatum, the Woodworm Beetle. Tony Dr

RE: [pestlist] FW: pest identification

2011-05-09 Thread Tony Irwin
to right, Stegobium paniceum adult; a seed (not pest); a dermestid larva exuvium; and a tineid larval case (like that of Tineola pellionella). Tony Irwin Dr A.G.Irwin, Natural History Department, Castle Museum Study Centre, Shirehall, Market Avenue, Norwich NR1 3JQ, England. Tel:+44 1603 493642. E-mail