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Studies have shown host plants for fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) potentially numbering in the hundreds, but a group of researchers suggests differentiating between plants that the insect prefers for its full life cycle versus those that are more likely to be secondary food sources.
Take a look back at what Entomology Today readers found most interesting and engaging in 2022—plus what generated buzz in ESA's social media channels and its family of journals.
A new study finds endangered Miami blue butterfly larvae survive in greater numbers when protected by Florida carpenter ants, which fend off predators in exchange for the caterpillars' sugary secretions.
Meet Isobel Ronai, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University, whose work on tick biology and tick-borne diseases earned her a spot in the Early Career Professional Recognition Symposium at the 2022 Joint Annual Meeting of ESA, ESC, and ESBC. Learn more about Ronai and her work in this next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.