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New on Featured Creatures! Black scale


April 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The black scale, Saissetia oleae (Olivier, 1791) (Hemiptera: Coccidae) (Fig. 1) is an important pest of citrus and olive ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Featured Creatures, Olive, Pest Alert, Scale Insects

New on Featured Creatures! Australian cockroach


April 8, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The Australian cockroach is one of several species of peridomestic cockroaches (cockroaches that live mostly outdoors, but ... READ MORE

Category: Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Cockroach, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! An encyrtid parasitoid


March 28, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Anagyrus pseudococci (Fig. 1) is a well-known encyrtid parasitoid capable of developing on a variety of mealybug species ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Mealybugs, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! The sting nematode


March 27, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The common name sting nematode is generally applied to nematodes in the genus Belonolaimus, particularly Belonolaimus longicaudatus ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Featured Creatures, Nematodes, Pest Alert

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! The tawny crazy ant (previously known as Caribbean crazy ant)


January 12, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Nylanderia fulva was previously confused with Nylanderia pubens (Synonym: Paratrechina pubens). Nylanderia fulva is native ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Ants, Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Pest Alert

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