Tag: arthropods

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Insects and arthropods: The digital ID dilemma

August 16, 2017 By
The July Mobile PMP column examined several factors that can improve the likelihood of making a digital identification of an insect or other arthropod. This has led me to look at my own data from 2016, to see how many... Read more»
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Taxonomy changes in arthropods that may affect PMPs

February 10, 2017 By
There have been many changes to the taxonomy of arthropods in the past few years, but here are just a few that could affect pest management professionals (PMPs): Powderpost beetle As many of you already know, the true powderpost beetles... Read more»
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Pest arthropod taxonomy continuously changes

January 31, 2017 By
Once upon a time, when you bought a book containing scientific facts, those facts stayed the same. No matter how long between uses, when you pulled that book off the shelf, there were still nine planets in our solar system,... Read more»
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Chart: by Luke Guy

Biting/Stinging Arthropod Chart Breaks Down the Top 28

November 24, 2015 By
One of our readers, Luke Guy, recently sent me a link to a graphic chart he created with John Goldthwaite for Pest PRO. It posits the “top 28” biting and/or stinging arthropods. It’s a great chart with lots of great... Read more»
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