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New on Featured Creatures! Black salt marsh mosquito.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The black salt marsh mosquito, Aedes taeniorhynchus (Wiedemann), is very common in the eastern coastal areas of the… Read More

New on Featured Creatures: Hydrilla leaf mining flies

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Several native and introduced species of flies in the genus Hydrellia (Figure 1) are important because they feed… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Dog flea.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The dog flea, Ctenocephalides canis (Curtis), is an important ectoparasite of both wild and domestic canids around the… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Aster leafminer moth.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Leucospilapteryx venustella (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) is a small, mostly light brown moth that during its larval stages creates… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Tussock moths.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Tussock moths in the genus Orgyia are small moths that are best-known because of their attractive larvae. ABOVE:… Read More

Rose Rosette Disease Workshop and In-service Training

The recent discovery of rose rosette disease (RRD) in Florida threatens the State’s $20 million rose nursery industry as well as retail sales and landscape use. RRD is caused by rose rosette virus that is vectored by an… Read More

Collaborative and Enhanced First Detector Training-Everglades Research and Education Center, February 19, 2014

The Everglades Research and Education Center will be hosting an invasive species workshop on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 9:00am to 3:30pm. Topics covered in the workshop include information on emerging invasive species issus that may affect local agriculture, including… Read More