TingID

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TingID Identification of lace bugs intercepted at U.S. ports of entry The Tingidae, known as lace bugs, is a family of true bugs containing around 2,500 species in about 300 genera. Of these, 50 genera and 95 species have been intercepted at US ports of entry, with over 40% of interceptions associated with cargo entering…

Terrestrial Mollusc Tool

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Terrestrial Mollusc Tool The Terrestrial Mollusc Tool was specifically designed to assist in the identification of adult terrestrial slugs and snails of agricultural importance. The tool also includes species of quarantine significance as well as invasive and contaminant mollusc species commonly intercepted at U.S. ports of entry. This Lucid-based identification tool specifically targets federal, state…

Invasive Mite Identification: Tools for Quarantine and Plant Protection

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Invasive Mite Identification: Tools for Quarantine and Plant Protection Taxa covered and relationships between the 9 keys in this Lucid based tool These keys are designed to provide support to quarantine workers at three levels: training in mite anatomy and identification, preliminary identification (sorting non-actionable from potentially actionable mites), and advanced taxonomic support. The keys…