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Horny Fly Eyes

“Fly eyes are the better to see you with”

When Little Red Riding Hood in the Brother Grimm’s fairy tale of the same name asked the big bad wolf: “ 605 more words


Are Stink Bugs Bugging You? Are Wasps the Solution?

Summary: Learn how University of Maryland researchers and University of Maryland Extension (UME) Master Gardeners collaborate on research to reduce brown marmorated stink bug populations in Maryland. 732 more words

Lawn & Garden

Entomologists Say Harassment and Bullying in Science are "#NeverOK"

By Helen Spafford, Ph.D., and Michelle Duennes, Ph.D.

Entomologists work in various spaces. We research, teach, and communicate in offices, classrooms, laboratories, and field settings as well as at meetings and conferences. 999 more words

Entomology News

Moths 5th December 2017

Had the moth trap out which was the first time in an age it seems due to the weather what with the cold and rain. Only managed 3 moths, 2 Light brown apple moths and this December moth so very disappointing considering the temperature was rising through the night to a barmy 8 degrees :-)


I'm an Entomologist. I Don't Look at Spiders.

Morogoro has so many butterflies! As well as many spiders and mosquitoes and a few cockroaches and millipedes! But the butterflies are really beautiful.

At the Lutheran Junior Seminary, while attending Swahili language classes, a classmate and fellow insect enthusiast pointed out to me a beautiful moth that was spending the day on the dining hall window screen. 894 more words


Entomological Society Krefeld, Citizen Scientists Making A Difference

Thanks to Sally McGrane for this important article:

KREFELD, Germany — In a nature preserve in western Germany, an elderly gentleman approached a tent-like structure that was in fact a large trap for flying insects.

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