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Category: Research News

Recent entomological research from ESA journals, members, and beyond

Hornets from Hell in Honey Bee Massacre

The Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia) is the world’s largest hornet. They can grow to be more than two inches (5 centimeters) in length, and just a few dozen of […]

Stink Bugs Invading Homes Before Winter

The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), an invasive insect from Asia, was first collected in the U.S. in Allentown, PA in 1998. Since then it has spread to more than […]

Can Beetles Make Good Mothers?

A new study provides a rare glimpse into how certain beetles actually protect their young by showing explicit signs of maternal instincts and care. An international team of scientists from […]

Bagrada Bug Biology, Damage, and Control

This video by Surendra Dara, an IPM advisor with UC Cooperative Extension, describes the bagrada bug (Bagrada hilaris), a new invasive pest in Arizona and California. The bagrada bug is […]