Bug Problems, Bug Solutions, Bug Research
Don’t bring bed bugs home from your summer vacation…
Learn how an enzyme could make mosquito netting more protective…
Africanized bees react vigorously to threats. Here’s how to avoid posing one.
Florida is under constant threat of invasion – by non-native bugs.
Tick removal is all about patience, says UF vet Dr. Rick Alleman.
Let’s hope this Bad Bug isn’t eating up your house!
Did You Know?
On average, one new non-native insect is detected in Florida each month.
Something to Think About
In many of the world’s cultures, insects are used as food.
The Good, the Bad, and the Bugly
This is not the little yellow bug found on damp sidewalks.
Ask a pest professional which bug is hardest to control…
Regal Jumping Spider
Jumping spiders seem to enjoy interacting with people.
Humans could not get along without honey bees…
Minute Pirate Bug
Ahoy, mateys! Meet the minute pirate bug, Orius insidiosus.
Rugose Spiraling Whitefly
A new unwelcome guest is noteworthy for what it leaves behind.
Green Lynx Spider
This bright green spider likes to hide in plain sight.
Cicada Killer Wasp
One of Florida’s largest wasps is shy, actually. Unless you’re ...
You can’t spell “Bagrada” without using the letters B-A-D...
Ever see tiny tents in trees? That’d be the work of this bug.
Here’s a Good Bug that seasoned nature lovers might overlook.
How a brand-new bug became a big-shot pest, fast.
Y is for yellow fly, and also for “YEOW, that hurts!”
Gardeners hate this Bad Bug. Who can blame them?
The RIFA is a Bad Bug that damages turf and stings.
UF has given the world many things. This isn’t one of them.
Asian Citrus Psyllid
Public Enemy No. 1 in Florida, this pest kills citrus trees.
Atlantic Ghost Crab
Is a crab a bug? Also, does anyone have a Band-aid?
Welcome back, bug fans! The BugWeek website has been reactivated.
Can caterpillars forecast the weather?
Check out this interesting story.
UF Knows Bugs
Need to know more about bugs? Want to earn a degree in entomology from UF, perhaps? Trying to identify a bewildering bug from your backyard? Check out these resources: