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Category: Wildlife

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

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… Read More

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

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

New on Featured Creatures! Giant woolly bear (larva), giant or great leopard moth (adult)

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The giant leopard moth is our largest eastern tiger moth. It was formerly in the family Arctiidae… 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