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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New Species

Dr. Lenhart's grasshopper study finds new records for the state.

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Melanoplus eurycercus


Zika Website: Current Info For Kentuckians

Entomology News

  • May 22, 2018

    It's tick season in Kentucky. Dr. Lee Townsend (UK Extension Entomology) and Katie Pratt (UK Ag Communications) share the best ways to prevent tick bites in this May 21, 2018, article.

  • May 8, 2018

    Congratulations to our May 2018 graduates from the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology! Receiving degrees at this year's commencement were Bernadette Mach (PhD), Amanda Skidmore (PhD), Dave Olson (MS), June "Sunny" Yoon (PhD), and Sarah Meierotto (PhD).

    Grads 2018

  • April 20, 2018

    A paper published in Insect Science in 2015 based on studies conducted by a visiting scientist, Dr. Gabriele Rondoni, in the Department of Entomology has been recognized as a winning paper of Insect Science Most Cited Paper Award of 2017.  Drs. Kacie Athey and John Obrycki are co-authors on this paper.   

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