Spotted Winged Drosophila in Kentucky

Spotted Winged Drosophila in Kentucky: Updates and Information

This web page contains information about the Spotted Winged Drosophila (Drosophila suzukii ) in Kentucky. The first confirmed finding came from Warren County. If you suspect that this insect is present in an area not marked on the map, please take a sample to your County Cooperative Extension office or sent it to the UK Department of Entomology, S-225 Ag Science North, Lexington, KY 40546-0091.

Kudzu Bug in Kentucky

Kudzu Bug in Kentucky: Updates and Information

Asian Chestnut Gall Wasp (ACGW) in Kentucky

The Asian Chestnut Gall Wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) is stidued in the laboratory of Dr. Lynne Rieske-Kinney, Professor - Forest Entomology. Chestnut production and chestnut restoration efforts throughout the USA are threatened by the persistent spread of this exotic, invasive insect. All Castanea species are susceptible.