Whether you are concerned about the potential for an insect to cause harm to you, your home or the environment, or if you are simply curious to know what species an insect is, the Insect Identification Service can identify insects, spiders, ticks and other arthropods that you deliver to the lab by mail or in person.
Walk-in samples for insect identification cannot be accepted until further notice.
Samples are currently being accepted by mail-in only. Additionally, our staff are accepting digital samples sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submission must include your name, phone number, business name, county, where you found the specimen and good, in-focus images.
Accurate identification of an insect is easiest when the specimens are in good condition. Refer to our best practices for submitting your insect for identification to help ensure that your specimen arrives in good shape.
The UNH Insect Identification Lab does not test for tick-borne illnesses. If you need a tick tested for disease, please use TickReportTM.
December 13th, 2021, 9:00am - 3:30pm
December 14th, 2021, 9:00am - 3:30pm
December 15th, 2021, 9:00am - 3:30pm
December 16th, 2021, 9:00am - 3:30pm
December 17th, 2021, 9:00am - 2:33pm
January 12th, 2022
January 26th, 2022, 9:30am - 3:30pm
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