Tag: entomology

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Parasitic wasp may use saw-like antennae to escape from host

February 6, 2018 By
While the wasp is emerging, it may rub these spines against the host and use them like a saw to cut open the body. Read more»
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6 tips for ant management success

January 10, 2018 By
Here are a few recommendations for ant management success. Read more»
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Entomologist looks to Harry Potter for wasp name

December 28, 2017 By
The taxonomy was inspired by Lucius Malfoy, a villain in the Harry Potter series. Read more»
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Cigarette, drugstore beetles see the (UV) light

December 19, 2017 By
A recent study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology finds that the cigarette beetle (Lasioderma serricorne) and drugstore beetle (Stegobium paniceum) are more attracted to ultraviolet (UV) light over blue (mercury vapor) light. The researchers, based in Japan, note... Read more»
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Terminix Service technical director stresses entomology’s importance

December 14, 2017 By
Hathorn also touches on the company's plans for integrating technology into day-to-day functions to become fully paperless. Read more»
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Penn State entomology offers insect identification services

December 12, 2017 By
Michael Skvarla is director of the Insect Identification Lab, which is within Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences. Read more»
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‘Insecta’ documentary examines the lives of entomologists

December 7, 2017 By
Justin Schmidt, the "King of Sting," is featured in the film. Read more»
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ESA’s Fall 2017 ACEs, BCEs

November 27, 2017 By
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) Certification Corp. offers two certification programs, the Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) and the Board Certified Entomologist (BCE). Since July 2017, here are the latest professionals to earn these prestigious distinctions: ACE Alexander Bayless, Joshua’s Pest Control, San Diego, Calif. Forrest... Read more»
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Navy, international entomologists collaborate to fight malaria

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is tasked with providing scientific and technical leadership as well as implementing public health programs vital to stopping malaria. Read more»
Becerra sets an an animal trap Oct. 27 at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. William Banton)

Air Force details pest management in Southeast Asia

November 14, 2017 By
The goal for pest management and entomology in the Air Force is to keep the base’s insect, rodent and feral animal population at a manageable level. Read more»
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