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The Best of 2017 on Entomology Today

ET Best of 2017

An entomology documentary, growing concern about a particular invasive species, and news about major insect vectors were among top-viewed posts on Entomology Today in 2017.

It has been a busy year here at Entomology Today, with a total of 210 posts published since January 1. To cap it off, let’s review some of the most popular posts about entomology news, research, and goings-on in the field from this year.

After a break for the holidays, we’ll be back in action beginning January 8. As always, thanks for reading. See you next year!

Top Viewed Posts

(Among posts published in 2017)

  1. “Insecta” Documentary Explores the Beauty and Wonder of Entomology, November 29
  2. First Report of Dwarf Deer Tick Comes as Overall Population Soars, by Leslie Mertz, June 7
  3. Mosquito Repellents: DEET and PMD Sprays Most Effective, While Wearable Devices Disappoint, Study Finds, Febraury 17
  4. Olive Tree is Second Non-Ash Species Found Vulnerable to Emerald Ash Borer, May 23
  5. Survey: Bed Bugs Are the Last Thing Travelers Want to See in a Hotel Room, Even Though Most Can’t ID Them, June 13

Most Shared Post

(Among posts published in 2017)

“Insecta” Documentary Explores the Beauty and Wonder of Entomology, November 29

Most Commented Post

(Among posts published in 2017)

Could Reducing Deer Populations Reduce Lyme Disease?, September 28

Top Evergreen Posts

(Most Views in 2017 for posts published in a previous year)

  1. Mosquito Hawk? Skeeter Eater? Giant Mosquito? No, No, and No, by Leslie Mertz, August 17, 2015
  2. How to Survive a Massive Mayfly Swarm, by Leslie Mertz, June 1, 2015
  3. How to Keep Honey Bees from Nesting in your Home, by Derek Roach, May 28, 2014

Top Tweets

(Most impressions for an @EntsocAmerica tweet in 2017)

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Top Facebook Post

(Most engagement on a post to the ESA Facebook page in 2017)

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