Press Releases

Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 – Tick-borne diseases such as Heartland virus, Lyme disease, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever are serious public-health threats. In order to address these threats, the U.S. Centers for...
Annapolis, MD; May 10, 2016 — Billbugs, a type of weevil that is found from southern Canada to Mexico as well as parts of the Caribbean, are a major pest of turfgrass, a crop that brings in tens of billions...
Annapolis, MD; April 28, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) has issued a statement about the dangers of invasive species and the potential threats they pose to U.S. national interests by undermining...
Annapolis, MD; April 5, 2016 – In order to determine where bed bug outbreaks are occurring and the best way to prevent and control infestations, entomologists examined 2,372 apartments in New Jersey and looked at...
Annapolis, MD; March 31, 2016 – Insects known as treehoppers vary wildly in form, sporting many different shapes and colors. Recently, Dr. Brendan O. Morris and Dr. Christopher H. Dietrich, of the University of...
Annapolis, MD; March 30, 2016 – Researchers from Michigan State University believe they have invented a better -- or at least a cheaper -- version of the proverbial mouse trap. Except instead of a mouse trap, it...
Annapolis, MD; March 30, 2016 – White grubs, commonly known as masked chafers, are fat, cream-colored, brown-headed larvae that can be pests of turfgrass. Now gardeners, golf-course owners, and growers who have...
Annapolis, MD; March 29, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) and Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil (SEB) held a Summit in Maceió, Alagoas, Brazil on 13 March, 2016 to discuss the Aedes aegypti...
Annapolis, MD; March 17, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is launching a new journal, Insect Systematics and Diversity, scheduled to begin publication in January 2017. The new journal is seeking...
Annapolis, MD; March 8, 2016 – Dr. Anthony A. James, a distinguished professor at the University of California, Irvine, has been selected to deliver the Founders’ Memorial Award lecture at the 2016...