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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 2015 Officers Election, the ACE program's international expansion, Virtual Posters at Entomology 2014, a parody video about the world's most interesting...
This edition of eNews contains news about ESA's support for collections of biological specimens, the President’s pollinator health strategy, Entomology 2014 in Portland, entomology jobs, member news...
This edition of ESA Science Policy News contains information about a letter supporting the Highways BEE Act, the House and Senate FY 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bills, FY 2015 CDC funding, a House vector-...
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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; July 28, 2014 – Scientists have discovered a new species of mayfly in the southern Western Ghats, a mountain range along the west coast of India. In fact, this is the first time that any mayfly...
Annapolis, MD; July 22, 2014 – Not much is known about the the genus of planthopper known as Conosimus, which now includes six species after a new one was recently discovered in the southern part of the Iberian...
Annapolis, MD; July 1, 2014 – Since white-tailed deer serve as the primary host for the adult blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) — the vector for Lyme disease — scientists have wondered whether...
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