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Honeybee Removal and Swarm Collection
Beekeepers who will remove honeybees from walls, structures and trees or collect swarms. Some will remove other bees and wasps. Some travel across the state; others restrict their service area.
Biting Mosquito
Mosquito Landing Rate Counts
As a part of a state-supported aerial mosquito spraying program coordinated by the Louisiana Department of Heath and Hospitals, mosquito landing rate counts are required before and after aerial spraying is conducted.
Formosan Subterranean Temite Damage and Detection
Formosan Subterranean Termite Damage and Detection
Most people are aware of the damage fire and severe weather can do to their homes, but many overlook the threat of termites. Photos of termite damage and signs of termite infestation are included in this publication, which covers Formosan subterranean termites and other subterranean termites.
Rooster
Domestic Birds, Poultry Not Likely to Harbor Encephalitis Viruses
The chances of poultry and other domestic birds acquiring mosquito-transmitted encephalitis viruses are relatively low, according to an LSU AgCenter expert, who says you also can take precautions to further reduce that risk.
News and Reports
Find all of the most current mosquito-related news, reports and information from around the globe.
Please click on the image for PDF version of the quick guide to reduce mosquitoes.
Quick Guide to Reduce Mosquitoes
Quick guide to recognize and remove mosquito habitats in back yards.
Please click on image for PDF version of the scabies fact sheet.
Scabies Fact Sheet
This fact sheet provides answers to frequently asked questions about scabies.
Please click on the image for the PDF version.
Mosquito-borne viruses
An overview of some of the current and potential mosquito-borne arboviruses in Louisiana.
Please click on image for the PDF version of the Asian tiger mosquito brochure.
Asian tiger mosquitoes
The Asian tiger mosquito is an aggressive biting mosquito, which first appeared in the United States in 1985. Since then it has been expanding its range and increasing in numbers throughout the country.
Bees for Pollination
Listing of beekeepers who have and are willing to lease bee hives for pollination services.
Contact Us for All Your Termite Questions
Contact information for LSU AgCenter termite professionals.
Argentine Ants
Bug Biz: Managing Argentine Ants in Louisiana
The Argentine ant, an exotic species brought to New Orleans from South America in the late 1800s, is found throughout the state after being transported in nursery stock and by cars, boats and RVs. Their huge colonies, with millions of workers and hundreds of queens, extend for miles. Identifying characteristics, areawide management and cultural controls incuded. (PDF Format Only)
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How to Identify Argentine Ants
This poster discusses the specific characteristics used to identify Argentine Ants.
Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas
Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas
Properly identifying the ant species is the first step in determining whether and how to control them. In this publication there are options for managing various kinds of imported fire ant problems.
Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas
Managing Imported Fire Ants in Urban Areas
Properly identifying the ant species is the first step in determining whether and how to control them. In this publication there are options for managing various kinds of imported fire ant problems.
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The Tawny Crazy Ant in Louisiana
Summarizes the spread of the Nylanderia fulva, hairy crazy ant, across the southern U.S. and the confusing proliferation of common and scientific names used for it.
Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM)
Insect and Spider Identification Service
Visit the Louisiana State Arthropod Museum (LSAM) Web site for information about insect identification and diagnostic services--a one-stop identification service for insects and related arthropods.
Ant Issues Vol. 3: Fire Ants During Dry Seasons
Fire ants may be an indoor problem during the dry season as they search for water and food. The mounds move below the surface but they will still forage for food during the cooler times of the day.
What is West Nile Virus?
West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause encephalitis, or a brain infection. Mosquitoes acquire the virus from birds and pass it on to other birds, animals and people.
What is West Nile Virus?
West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause encephalitis, or a brain infection. Mosquitoes acquire the virus from birds and pass it on to other birds, animals and people.
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LSAM Identification Service