Fall Stink Bugs

They stink *and* they're marmorated! Read more about home-invading stink bugs.

Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

Check out the latest info in our updated Bed Bug ENTfact.

Pest Control & COVID-19

Make sensible pest control decisions while maintaining social-distance.

Pests of Woody Plants

New: Interactive Guide To Insect Pests of Woody Plants

Midges in Antartica

Cold Buggin'

Dr. Teets and His Team Study Unique Antarctic Insects.


Fight The Bite!

Learn more about Zika and mosquitoes in Kentucky.

Photo: Matt Barton

Drone vs. Pest

Entomologists use drones to scan for tree-killing beetles.



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

Entomology News


Online Master's Program Now Accepting Applications: Read More (PDF)

  • November 23, 2020

    UK Entomology professor Dr. Ken Haynes won the 2020 George E. Mitchell Jr. Award for Outstanding Service to Graduate Students given by our college. A well-deserved honor recognizing his outstanding service to Entomology graduate studies program.Congratulation to Dr. Haynes! 

  • November 23, 2020

    Beth Kyre, Quanquan Liu, Amanda Dunaway, Austin Merchant and Flavia Pampolini received Richards Graduate Student Research Activity Awards from the College of Agriculture, Food and the Environment. These awards provide financial assistance with a specific graduate student project. Congratulations!

  • November 23, 2020

    UK Entomology brought "home" several awards from this year's virtual Entomological Society of America (ESA) annual meeting. Zachary Bragg, Smitha George, Johnalyn Gordon, Hannah Hollowell, and Anna Pasternak won awards in the ESA student competition. Dr. Clare Rittschof received ESA early career award. Congratulations to all award winners!

Identification & Management Assistance

For assistance with insect identification and management in Kentucky, bring questions and specimens directly to your local County Extension Office. Your local office can also help you find and print factsheets and other information. These services are provided to Kentuckians at no cost. 

List of Kentucky County Extension Offices

Residents of states outside of Kentucky should contact their local or regional extension service