Press Releases

Annapolis, MD; December 9, 2013 -- The Turkestan cockroach, Blatta lateralis (Walker), has become an important invasive species throughout the southwestern United States and has been reported in the southern United...
Annapolis, MD; December 8, 2013 -- Exposing bed bug-infested clothing or other small items to freezing temperatures may be a viable control option for people at risk of bed bug infestations. However, a new study has...
Annapolis, MD; December 2, 2013 -- Two weevil species, the bluegrass billbug and the hunting billbug, have caused widespread economic damage to orchardgrass, a cool season grass that is cultivated throughout the United...
Annapolis, MD; December 2, 2013 -- The Bagrada bug, an invasive stink bug, was discovered in the western hemisphere in 2008 near Los Angeles, CA, presumably introduced via container shipments arriving at the Port...
Annapolis, MD; November 26, 2013 -- Corn that contains proteins that protect it from insect damage has been grown in the U.S. since the mid-1990s. Known as Bt corn, because the proteins are derived from a bacterium...
Annapolis, MD: November 6, 2013 -- The ESA 2014 World of Insects wall calendar is now available for purchase. More than 400 photos from 84 photographers were submitted for the calendar by insect photographers from...
Annapolis, MD; October 29, 2013 -- Nearly 3,500 insect scientists will swarm to the Austin Convention Center from November 10-13, 2013 for the 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Members of the...
Annapolis, MD; October 29, 2013 -- Termite NASCAR is just one of many activities for children at the Austin Insect Rodeo Expo, a FREE event at the Bullock Texas State History Museum on Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 9...
The 2013 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) in Austin, TX, November 10-13, 2013, will include symposia on urban and structural insect pests such as bed bugs, cockroaches, termites, ants, flies...
Annapolis, MD; October 8, 2013 -- The recent government shutdown due to a stalemate in Congress over funding for 2014 is impacting research on insects which will affect the lives of many Americans, according to the...