Managing invasive species is a top-line priority; the ESA-led Grand Challenges initiative has convened entomologists from around the world to collaborate on sustainable solutions to insect problems.
By Josh Lancette There’s a relatively new pest of soybean in town. Its name? Megacopta cribraria, but most folks call it the kudzu bug. If left unchecked, the bug has […]
When the kudzu bug (Megacopta cribraria) was first discovered in the southeastern U.S. in 2009, it received an ambiguous welcome. As its name implies, it feeds on kudzu, an invasive, […]
By Chris Patrick The invasive kudzu bug (Megacopta cribraria) is a gleaming glob of an insect. The adults, about the size of a lady beetle, are square-ish and shiny olive-green, […]