Fight The Bite!

Learn more about Zika and its mosquitoes in Kentucky.

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Drones vs. Invaders

Drones scan for invasive Emerald Ash Borers. Learn more about UK Forest Entomology.

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Big Rigs vs. Little Pests

Students like Nathan Mercer conduct field research to investigate pests.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Round 'Em Up! Invasive Longhorned Beetles are at the border.

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New Species

Dr. Lenhart's survey of KY grasshoppers finds new records for the state.

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Annoucements

Zika Website: Current Info For Kentuckians

Entomology News

  • October 19, 2016

    Two PhD students from UK Entomology, Smitha George and Bernadette (Bernie) Mach, won the President’s Prize for Outstanding Presentations at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE). Congratulations to Smitha and Bernie!

  • September 20, 2016

    UK post-doctoral entomologist Dr. Paul Lenhart attended the 13th International Symposium on Ecology of Aphidophaga in Freising, Germany, with help from a competitive International Organization for Biological Control young scientist travel award. Dr. Lenhart presented on the effects of toxic aphids on their natural enemy communities; work which was conducted at UK. The presentation received the best presentation award, which covered travel to the meeting.

  • August 29, 2016

    Congratulations to all the winners in the Entomology competition at the 2016 Kentucky St. Fair! The winners are on display in 4-H's Cloverville exhibt at the St. Fair, August 18-28, 2016. Kentucky 4-Hers can learn more about making their own entomology collection by visiting their local county extension office. Here is a list of the Class Champions and overall champions: