Announcements and Press Releases

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...

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 food security, trade agreements, forest health, ecosystem services, environmental quality, and public health and recreation ...

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 exa...

Annapolis, MD; March 31, 2016 – Insects known as treehoppers vary wildly in form, sporting many different shapes and colors....

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....

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....

Annapolis, MD; March 29, 2016 – The Entomological Society of America (ESA) and Sociedade Entomológica do Brasil (SEB) held a ...

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....

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’ 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 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016). ...

Annapolis, MD; March 8, 2016 – On March 13, 2016, entomologists, public-health officials, and others will meet in the city of Maceió in Brazil in order to determine ways of managing the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which is the primary vector of Zika virus, chikungunya, dengue, and yellow fever. ...

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