Fall Wasps

Don't "Fall" for stings in Kentucky!

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Fall Wasps

Cold Buggin'

Dr. Teets and His Team Study Unique Antarctic Insects.

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Midges in Antartica

Fight The Bite!

Learn more about Zika and mosquitoes in Kentucky.

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Drone vs. Pest

Entomologists use drones to scan for tree-killing beetles.

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Photo: Matt Barton


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

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Zika Website: Current Info For Kentuckians

Master's Research Assistantship Available: Extension Entomology

Entomology News

  • September 4, 2018

    Recent research by UK Entomology graduate student Adam Baker in Dr. Dan Potter's laboratory reveals a newly-discovered threat to the food supply used by Monarch butterflies. Read more about how Japanese beetles feed on milkweed plants in this UK Ag News article by Katie Pratt.

  • August 21, 2018

    Congratulations to this year's winners in the Entomology category at the 2018 St. Fair! The winners are currently on display in Cloverville (South Wing A) until the end of the fair. The Grand Champion was once again Clark County's T. J. Svoboda who created a 5th-year collection showing the life cycles and nests of many Kentucky bee and wasp species. Learn more about how to make 4-H insect collections. The winners in each category are listed below:

  • August 16, 2018

    UK entomology professor Dr. Ken Haynes has been elected as a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) for 2018. This year's Fellows will be recognized at the 2018 Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of America, Canada, and British Columbia, November 11-14, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Read more about this disctinction at the ESA website.

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