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'Lazy lawn mowers' can help support suburban biodiversity - National Science Foundation (press release)

National Science Foundation (press release)
Homeowners concerned about the decline of bees and other pollinating insects need look no further for solutions than their own back yards, says scientist Susannah Lerman of the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst and the U.S. Department of ...

Disappearing mosquitoes leave clues about basic ecology - National Science Foundation (press release)

National Science Foundation (press release)
Eradicating rats from a city might not eliminate mosquitoes, but it could possibly reduce their numbers by cutting out one source of the insects' meals. When public policy organizations and scientists talk about mosquito prevention, Young said, host ...

USU Professor Successfully Predicts Evolution In Stick Insects - Utah Public Radio

Utah Public Radio
You understand the mechanisms that are driving evolution still, but they're inherently unpredictable,” said genetics expert Dr. Zachariah Gompert. The stick insects he studies come in three different colors: brown, green and stripey, and just-plain ...

Do Just One Thing for Feb. 25, 2018 - Waco Tribune-Herald

Waco Tribune-Herald
If you want an all-natural (and very effective) way to prevent invasive insects from killing your flowers, trees, bushes and vegetable garden this spring, look no further than neem oil. This botanical-based oil has a strong, pungent smell and repels ...

ARS Hall of Fame Scientist Ernest James Harris Dies - Agricultural Research

Agricultural Research
... mass rearing insects used for biological control. Harris was the second ARS Hall of Fame member to die in recent months. Microbiologist Cletus P. Kurtzman, who was one of the curators of the ARS Culture Collection, passed away in November. He was ...


Wikipedia: Phasmatodea (Stick Insects)
United States

User-generated article about the order of insects whose members are variously known as stick insects, ghost insects, and leaf insects. ...

Thailand's Amazing Insects
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Photographs from the forests near Chiang Mai, sounds, articles, edible insects, Thai attitudes to insects, insects in Thai proverbs and ...

Phasmatodea: Stick Insects and Leaf Insects

The characteristics of these insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.

Insects of Alberta
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Photo gallery of insects found in Alberta, Canada by R. Bercha.

Welcome to my World: Insects
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Student created and maintained website on insects and bugs. An attempt to identify and record all the insects found in ...

Leaf and Stick Insects or Phasmids
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Fact sheet for the Order Phasmatodea which includes those insect species that eat leaves and resemble leaves or sticks. Features ...

bugbios: shameless promotion of insect appreciation
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Aims to help us really see insects for the miniature marvels that they are and to understand how intertwined our ...

United States

Image galleries of butterflies, odonates, other insects, and other arthropods from Texas.

The Social Insects Web
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Study of eusocial insects, primarily the order hymenoptera.

Household Insects
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Identifies particular insects. From the Entomology Department at Clemson University.

Common Insects of Texas
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Gallery of 381 images of insects and other arthropods.

Cedric's Insects

Includes a list and photos of the mantids, beetles, and stick insects he's cared for.

Brisbane Insects and Spiders

Photos and notes on insects and spiders in Brisbane, Australia.

About Insects

Information about Australian insects from CSIRO Entomology. Includes fact sheets and other educational materials.

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VRML insects from the Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech.

3-D Insects
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Virtual reality illustrations of various insects and arachnids.

Wonderful World of Insects, The
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Offers information on insects, the most successful life forms on the planet. Find out about bug anatomy, classification and taxonomy, ...

Using Live Insects
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Full curriculum resources for incorporating insects into elementary classrooms. Includes care instructions, cross-curricular lesson plans, and links.

How to Collect and Display Insects
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Information on where to find, how to collect and how to preserve insects for an insect collection. Includes video instruction ...

International Union for the Study of Social Insects

This society is dedicated to facilitating communication among social insect researchers worldwide.

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