Category Archives: Entomology

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Free Monograph on Pompilid Spider Wasps of North America

Kurczewski, F.E., Edwards, G.B., Pitts, J.P. Hosts, Nesting Behavior, and Ecology of Some North American Spider Wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae), II† is available in pdf format at the Digital Commons of Utah State University. From the Abstract: “This […]

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One big sawfly

    Wood wasps, also known as horntails, are large sawflies (suborder Symphyta) in the family Siricidae. They are in the same order (Hymenoptera) as wasps and bees, yet they are harmless to us, as […]

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Shout-out for Plant (and Bug!) links for Berry Go Round!

I’ll be hosting the August 2014 edition of  Berry Go Round, the plant-science blog carnival! Can bug and plant bloggers rise to the occasion and submit links to posts on the theme of Plant and Bug Interactions? The […]

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Bugs with Coffee

Photography Bug photographers don’t have to put up with this… Expand your macro world…photographing snowflakes on the cheap. Bug Science Chris Buddle and Expiscor now up at SciBlogs! Check it out. Synthetic pheromone helps scientists […]

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Bugs with Coffee

Bug Photography Alex Wild talks about the story behind one of his favorite photographs. Three tips for beginners that apply to all styles of photography, (and cheap…) Strange Kenyan bugs, doing it in the sand. […]

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Video: Kids and Bugs — Outside and Involved.

Getting kids outside and exploring the natural world is a good thing, and using bugs as incentive is even better! from The Brain Scoop  

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The Last Week on Sunday

Changing with the season… A change in format will take place on this blog. The weekly collection of links that makes up The Week on Sunday will be discontinued. Instead, I will be sharing appropriate […]

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The Week on Sunday #31

♦ Let’s open this Week on Sunday with video by Stanislav Snäll and John Hallmén, working in the field and showing some simple flash diffusion methods:   ♦ Swedish photographers John Hallmén and Stanislav Kind are professional photomacrographers who run the website Makrofokus, an excellent resource […]

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