Press Releases

Annapolis, MD: February 8, 2016 -- ESA is looking for outstanding photos of insects and related arthropods to grace our “World of Insects 2017 Calendar.” Photos should be of the highest aesthetic and...
Annapolis, MD; February 2, 2016 -- The Mexican bean beetle (Epilachna varivestis) has flown under the research radar too long, despite the fact that it has been ravaging U.S. crops for almost a century, according to...
Annapolis, MD; January 28, 2016 -- A new study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology is the first to report that bed bugs have developed resistance to a class of insecticides known as neonicotinoids, or neonics...
Annapolis, MD; January 27, 2016 -- On March 13, 2016, in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) and the Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil (SEB) will host a gathering of the world’s...
Annapolis, MD; January 26, 2016 -- Many studies have been done on how effective certain pesticides are when they are applied to bed bugs. However, most have not allowed the bed bugs to take a blood meal after being...
Annapolis, MD; January 19, 2016 -- The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has issued a statement about the value of entomological collections and the need to implement protections for these irreplaceable resources....
Annapolis, MD; January 19, 2016 -- Lyme disease is transmitted by the blacklegged tick (Ixodes scapularis) and the western blacklegged tick (Ixodes pacificus), and the range of these ticks is spreading, according to...
Annapolis, MD; January 11, 2016 -- Backyard chickens may live a sweeter life than chickens on commercial poultry farms, but roaming green grass and scratching real dirt exposes these birds to a different suite of...
Annapolis, MD; January 7, 2016 -- Three new species of chigger mites have been discovered in Thailand, and are described in an article in the Journal of Medical Entomology. The new species were discovered as part of a...
Annapolis, MD; January 6, 2016 -- Most forensic entomology investigations generally focus on insects such as blow flies or beetles. However, the authors of a paper published in the Journal of Medical Entomology have...