May 18-23, 2015

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The southern chinch bug is Florida’s No. 1 turf pest.

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May 18-23, 2015
UF BugWeek 2015

May 23, 2015
Scavenger Hunts

July 18-26, 2015
National Moth Week (U.S.)

March 2016
2016 UF Bee College

March 14, 2016
Learn About Butterflies Day

April 2016
National Pest Management Month (U.S.)

June 20-26, 2016
National Insect Week (U.K.)

Sept. 25-30, 2016
25th International Congress of Entomology (in Orlando)

The Asian tiger mosquito is a vicious daytime biter.

Bug Solutions


Butterfly Personality Quiz

Florida enjoys a diversity of Lepidoptera — butterflies and moths. Take this quiz to find out which is the match for your personality and share your results on Facebook and Twitter using hashtag #UFBugs!

UF ento undergrad presents poster

University of Florida entomology undergraduate Sabrina White recently presented a research poster at a national conference. Quite an impressive accomplishment. The research deals with the use of electromagnetic radiation as a pest-control option, a topic that’s been getting attention from entomologists lately because it’s a potential alternative to chemical control. You can read about it […]

The green darner dragonfly migrates through South Florida each year, eating mosquitoes all the way.

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