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New on Featured Creatures! The coconut rhinoceros beetle

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Oryctes rhinoceros (L.), the coconut rhinoceros beetle, is a pest species occurring throughout many tropical regions of… Read More

Oriental Fruit Fly Eradication Program in Miami-Dade County, Florida

On August 28, 2015, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry (FDACS-DPI) announced the detection of several Oriental fruit flies, Bactrocera dorsalis, in south Miami-Dade county. The detection occurred during routine FDACS-DPI and USDA-APHIS-PPQ… Read More