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North Texans Brace For Beetle Epidemic That Could Destroy Trees

emerald ash borer

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Cities around North Texas are planning for a beetle epidemic that experts say will destroy the population of ash trees. Called the emerald ash borer, they are tiny beetles capable of killing thousands of trees in a single city. The emerald ash borer has already found its way to Fort Worth, and […]

CDC warns of exotic ticks spreading across the nation that may carry diseases

(Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Ashley May, USA TODAYPublished 7:51 a.m. ET Dec. 3, 2018 | Updated 3:53 p.m. ET Dec. 3, 2018 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a tick that is spreading widely across the USA. Nine states reported finding the Asian longhorned tick, which carries a variety of pathogens. The CDC said late last week it is investigating how […]

Researchers Find Hundreds of Arthropod Species in U.S. Homes

January 19, 2016 by Entomology Today     Book lice like the one shown here are a common component of the home fauna, but they are so small that they are rarely noticed. Photo by Matt Bertone. The first study to evaluate the biodiversity of arthropods in U.S. homes has found that humans share their […]