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Brian M. Wiegmann, a professor at North Carolina State University, and collaborators across the globe have mapped the evolutionary history of flies in a project that has been dubbed the "fly tree of life". The...
Ralph Berry, emeritus professor of entomology at Oregon State University, is serving as co-curator of a new butterfly exhibit at the High Desert Museum in Bend, OR. The exhibit will run until March 26th. Visitors will...
Wizzie Brown, integrated pest management specialist for AgriLife Extension in Texas, has been scientifically testing alternative, non-chemical means to control fire ants, including the use of club soda, coffee grounds,...
Kim Hoelmer, a research entomologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit, is exploring the use of a tiny parasitic wasp to control the brown marmorated stink bug, a...
Neil Tsutsui, an associate professor at the University of California, Berkeley, and Cameron Currie, an associate professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, are featured in this article about decoding ant...
W. Joe Lewis, a retired research entomologist who worked for nearly 40 years for the USDA's Agricultural Research Service, is featured in this New York Times article about the Wasp Hound, a device he invented with...
Nancy M. Troyano, who works for Ehrlich Pest Control, is featured in this local TV news video from Pennsylvania on the brown marmorated stink bug. Click here for the video and the article.
David G. Hall, a research leader at the USDA-ARS Subtropical Insects Research Unit in Fort Pierce, Florida, was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams during a report on the effects of the Asian citrus psyllid...
Maureen Coetzee, director of the Malaria Entomology Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa, has had a subgenus of the Aedes mosquito named after her in recognition of her contribution to...
Tracy Leskey, a U.S. Department of Agriculture entomologist, talked about the voracious and ubiquitous brown marmorated stink bug, or BMSB, as nearly 400 homeowners, gardeners, and commercial fruit and vegetable growers...
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This edition of eNews contains news about the Florida Entomological Society co-locating their 2016 annual meeting with the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, and a call for symposium ideas...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about ESA letters to key House appropriations subcommittees, tha approval of a bill to eliminate permits for spraying pesticides over water, EPA...
This edition of eNews contains news about a webinar on the Journal of Integrated Pest Management, photos from the recent ESA Branch meetings, three new proposed insect common names, a call for nominations for...
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During September, 2013, there were several news reports of multitudes of crickets invading Oklahoma City. Many of these scenes were catured on video, which you can see below.
This video shows a very colorful peacock spider busting some crazy dance moves with techno music in the background. Click here to read more about the spider and for more videos. Watch the video below.  
This is a fascinating documentary about spiders, made by National Geographic. Watch the video below:  
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Annapolis, MD; April 10, 2014 – Representing the Entomological Society of America (ESA), Past President Robert Wiedenmann, Ph.D., testified today before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior,...
Annapolis, MD; April 9, 2014 -- The Florida Entomological Society (FES) has announced that it will co-locate its 2016 annual meeting with the XXV International Congress of Entomology (ICE), which will be held in Orlando...
Annapolis, MD; April 5, 2014 -- The organizers of ICE 2016, the XXV International Congress of Entomology, invite members of the global community of insect scientists to submit ideas for symposia for the 2016 meeting,...
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