Press Releases

Annapolis, MD; February 11, 2014 -- The Entomological Society of America is looking for the best insect images to grace our “2015 World of Insects Calendar.”   Images should be of the highest...
Annapolis, MD; February 5, 2014 -- Since the 1930s, the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has recognized individuals who have made outstanding contributions to entomology by designating them ESA Fellows....
Annapolis, MD; February 5, 2014 -- The Entomological Society of America (ESA) recently announced the development of an exploratory committee to investigate the feasibility of adapting its popular Associate Certified...
Annapolis, MD; February 4, 2014 -- In August 2008 the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), an invasive insect known to spread citrus greening disease (huanglongbing), which can be lethal to citrus trees, was...
Annapolis, MD; February 3, 2014 -- A large body of literature has shown that genetically-modified plants that produce proteins from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) to protect themselves from insect pests have...
Annapolis, MD; February 3, 2014 -- Previous studies from China, Spain, and the United States on genetically modified (GM) rice, cotton, and maize have concluded that the biodiversity of insects and related arthropods in...
Annapolis, MD; January 9, 2014 -- Researchers have previously observed that certain insects -- especially crickets, cockroaches, and grasshoppers -- tend to grow faster when they live in groups. However, no research has...
Annapolis, MD; January 9, 2014 -- A new study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology titled "Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) Reporting in Philadelphia, PA"...
Annapolis, MD; January 6, 2014 -- The cockroach in the genus Ectobius is a major textbook example of an invasive organism, and it is the most common cockroach inhabiting a large region from northernmost Europe to...
Annapolis, MD; January 5, 2014 -- Many people think of stink bugs as pests, especially as the brown marmorated stink bugs spreads throughout the U.S. However, certain stink bugs are beneficial, such as Podisus...