Common Pests in the Home

The Master Gardeners at CCE Genesee County most frequently receives questions about the following Insect Pests. If you have an insect that you would like to have identified before you treat for it, please call the Master Gardeners at 585-343-3040 x 127 or email at

For a comprehensive list of insect fact sheets visit Cornell’s Insect Diagnostic Laboratory website, where you’ll find detailed fact sheets in alphabetical order or grouped by category


Janice Beglinger
Agriculture Outreach Coordinator
585-343-3040 x132

Last updated January 26, 2024