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March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE

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New on Featured Creatures! Fiddlewood leafroller (suggested common name)


February 13, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Epicorsia oedipodalis is known as the fiddlewood leafroller and the seagrape moth. These caterpillars roll up leaves of ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Moths, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Coastal plain hesperapis (suggested common name)


January 23, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Hesperapis oraria Snelling and Stage is a specialized, solitary bee belonging to the family Melittidae (Dasypodainae). Hesperapis ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Bees, Featured Creatures, FL Natives, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Hydrellia fly parasitic wasp


July 11, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Trichopria columbiana (Ashmead) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) is a native endoparasitic wasp (Figure 1). The wasp is ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Hydrilla tuber weevil


July 10, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Bagous affinis Hustache (Figure 1) is a semi-aquatic weevil that feeds on the aquatic invasive plant Hydrilla verticillata ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! The hydrilla stem weevil.


June 8, 2014

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.) ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Beetles, Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Pest Alert, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Black salt marsh mosquito.


May 6, 2014

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 Americas, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Forests, Health & Nutrition, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Featured Creatures, Mosquitoes, Pest Alert

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