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Coastal Tiger Beetle

Coastal tiger beetles (Coleoptera: CarabidaeEllipsoptera hamata) inhabit the shores of the Gulf of Mexico from Florida to southern Texas. Adults can be found from April through December but are most common in June. 85 more words


#TBT The Bees' Knees

To celebrate Pollinator Week, our TBT photo features a student or faculty member from the Department of Entomology checking out the bee hives.

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Surveying Wood Ants

I spent last Saturday surveying wood ants along with a few other John Muir Trust volunteers. It was a gorgeous sunny day in a lovely part of Glen Tanar estate (within the Cairngorm National Park.) There are four true species of wood ants in the UK, two of which are found in Scotland – the Scottish wood ant ( 460 more words


Why I Study Insects and Who I Am

Welcome to my first ever blog! My name is Dalton Ludwick. I am currently working on a Ph.D. in entomology. I thought I would start this blog by telling you about a big part of my life. 818 more words


Pick and mix 7 – more eclectic links from the past week

Links to stuff I have read with interest; quite a lot about bees this week 😊

Interesting reflections on a life in science by Rich Lenski… 155 more words

Cotton Irrigation At Squaring

Some of our pivots have not been running these past few weeks thanks to steady rainy days. For being so dry at planting, this is hopefully going to get us off to a good start in the field. 251 more words


What the Katydid did

A late post from 2014! My colleague and I were looking around the CEC forest for Herpetofauna in September 2014 when we chanced upon a Katydid on a leaf. 159 more words