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This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus monitoring and control.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecology and management of the big dipper firefly.
This publication discusses the description, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of the crapemyrtle aphid.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle and ecological significance of the giant ichneumons.
This publication discusses the description, life history, ecological significance and interesting facts about the orchard spider.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of the eastern velvet ant.
Description, life history, type of damage to sugarcane and ways to control the West Indian Canefly.
Description, life cycle and ecology, ecological significance and pest status, and control of the Greenhouse Millipede.
Description, life history, distribution of host and wasp ecological significance of the Water Lettuce Moth Braconid.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, and control of Lawn Shrimp.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance of the Wasp Mantidfly.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, and control of Common Silverfish.
Description, life cycle and ecology of Spring Fireflies.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance of the Tobacco Budworm Parasitoid Wasp.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance of the Scarlet-bodied Wasp Moth.
Description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, and control of the Turkey Gnat.
Description, life cycle and ecological significance, damage and control of the Evergreen Bagworm Moth.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of the Louisiana tarantula.
This publication discusses the description, life cycle, ecological significance and pest status, plus control of vinegar and pomace flies.
Recommendations for control of town ants.
Sealing structures, eliminating small animal habitats and keeping outdoor lights off are the only practical control measures for blood-sucking conenose bugs.
The man biter is a member of the minute brown fungus beetle family (Latridiidae).
These insects are true flies with only one pair of wings, the forewings, and not two pairs as in most other and not two pairs as in most other flying insects.
Termites belong to the order Blattodea.
Termites belong to the order Blattodea.
Several species of cockroaches are considered to be pests and can contribute to unhealthy, unsanitary conditions when infestations are severe.
Adults of these two species are medium-sized tan spiders.
Adult crane flies within the genus Tipula are large tan or brown, long-legged, spindly bodied flies varying in body length from 0.39-0.98 inches (10-25 mm).
Adults of this species are small, robust flies 0.07-0.11 inches (2-3 mm) in length.
Adult Southern house spiders are relatively large, plain brown to grayish-brown spiders.
The German cockroach (Blattella germanica) is a common urban pest that is famous for infestations and causing unsanitary living conditions.
The adults of this species are circular or slightly oblong lady beetles and are 0.19 to 0.3 inches (5 to 8 mm) in length.
Larvae of the buck moth caterpillar (Hemileuca maia) are large dark caterpillars between 2 and 2.4 inches in length (5.25–6.0 cm).
The forest tent caterpillar (Malacosoma disstria) belongs to the family Lasiocampidae.
The eastern tent caterpillar, Malacosoma americanum, belongs to the family Lasiocampidae.
Anthrenus is a genus of beetles within the family Dermestidae. Members of the genus are common, with 18 species documented within North America.
Designed to learn the importance of mosquitoes and the viruses and pathogens they transmit.
Designed to teach the importance of pollinators, ways to attract pollinators to a garden and understand the value of creating pollinators for gardens.
The puss moth caterpillar (Megalopyge opercluaris) is known throughout the new world for their urticating hairs and their painful sting.
The saddleback caterpillar (Acharia stimulea) is a sluglike caterpillar that has a bright brown spot in the middle of a green saddle-shaped area on its back.
Io moth caterpillars (Automeris spp.) are typically light green, spiny and have a red and white stripe on the side of the body. This stinging caterpillar may be
The large carpenter bee belongs to the family Apidae (Xylocopa spp.). While a potentially destructive species, these bees are also effective pollinators.
The article describes the emerald ash borer and its management.
The article describes tawny crazy ant and its management
Information on armyworm life stage, injury and control options in hayfields and pastures.
The black soldier fly can feed on kitchen scraps and industrial waste, and it can also be a source of protein for animals to eat.
Step by step guide for testing honey bees for Varroa mite using the non-destructive powdered sugar roll.
Advertisement for Louisiana hobbyist beekeeper survey.
Timothy D. Schowalter argues that climate change, which should be the top priority for every nation, represents the most serious threat to global food security
The eastern lubber grasshopper is locally common in swamps, open woodlands, weedy fields, and ditches in the southeastern United States.
This article lists ways property owners can find beekeepers to remove bees from structures.
Article provides ideas for future beekeeping meetings based on the last 7 years of the SW LA Beekeepers.
This publication contains information about the distribution and recognition of air potato, and the life cycle and impact of the air potato leaf-feeding beetle, Lilioceris cheni.
Leafcutting ants are primarily a tropical group, but three species occur in the southern United States.
The forest tent caterpillar is a widespread defoliator that is native throughout most of the continental United States and Canada.
Bacillus thuringiensis as a biopesticide
Will Naled kill my bees? and other frequently asked questions about Mosquito control and bees.
Insects are the largest and most diverse group of organisms on earth. Almost a million species have been described by scientists with more to come.
List of sources of supplies for beekeepers in Louisiana.
(04/18/17) Louisiana residents expect to see the first major termite swarm around Mother’s Day, but an LSU AgCenter expert says early swarms are not unusual.
Imported fire ants inflict painful stings and create unsightly mounds in our landscapes, and most of us would be happier if they weren’t around.
The fall webworm, Hyphantria cunea (Drury) (Lepidoptera: Erebidae), is a widespread defoliator that is native throughout the continental United States.
Information regarding protection from mosquito bites.
Information regarding Zika virus. Zika is a virus transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito.