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Time for Tick Treatments

On Monday, the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services posted a press release about the deaths of five …

Cicada killer wasp on foliage

Cicada Killer Wasps

Cicada killer wasps are starting to emerge. This picture was taken on Friday in a landscaped area outside the …

Millipede on house siding

Millipede Migration

The hot dry weather has caused millipedes to move in search of moister areas which often means they crawl …

Hundreds of midges resting on the window of a home

Non-Biting Midges Emerging

Chironomid midges (“fuzzy bills”) are emerging in large numbers from ponds, lakes as well as the rivers feeding into …

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Woolly alder aphids

Woolly Alder Aphid

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the woolly alder aphid, a …

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Wheel bug

Wheel Bug

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of wheel bugs, an insect pest …

Females insert their egg

Western Flower Thrips

This Entomology Insect Note describes the western flower thrip, an insect pest of plants that …

Figure 1. The adult walnut twig beetle is less than 2mm in size.

Walnut Twig Beetle and Thousand Cankers Disease in North Carolina

This Entomology Insect Note describes the identification, biology and control of the walnut twig beetle, …

Twolined spittlebug

Managing the Twolined Spittlebug in the Home Landscape

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twolined spittlebug, an insect …

Spider mite stippling damage on milkweed.

Twospotted Spider Mites on Landscape Plants

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twospotted spider mites on ornamental …

Twobanded Japanese weevil

Twobanded Japanese Weevil

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of the twobanded Japanese weevil, an …

twig girdlers feed on bark

Twig Girdler

This Entomology Insect Note describes the biology and control of twig girdlers, a common pest …