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New on Featured Creatures! The hydrilla stem weevil.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Bagous hydrillae O’Brien is a semi-aquatic weevil that feeds on the aquatic invasive weed Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! A fish!!!! The grass carp.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Cuvier and Valenciennes, was imported to the U.S. in 1963 as a biological… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! The convergent lady beetle.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville, is among the most common lady beetle species throughout North America… Read More

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