Recent Happenings

Corrie Nyquist[6/22/18] Corrie Nyquist, a Master's student in the Ferrington Lab, was awarded a Bell Museum Fellowship for her project “Assessing Chironomid Longevity in Thermally Variable Icelandic Streams”

Congratulations to Corrie and all the other winners!

Eric flying[5/4/18] Entomology Ph. D. Candidate Eric Middleton has been competing on NBC's American Ninja Warrior for the past two seasons. The first season he competed, Eric was given the nickname The Human Dung Beetle. This week, Eric received the call to compete again this year! The filming and competition will take place here in Minneapolis at US Bank Stadium on May 25th! Congratulations, Eric, and good luck in your training!

Edit: You can watch Eric's run here

He made the U of M Main Page, and the Pioneer Press- way to go Eric!

Insect Pest Identification

     What's common now

Japenese Beetle

Japanese beetles

Spotted-wing drosophila

Squash Vine Borer


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Bed Bug Information

bed bugs

Visit the Let's Beat the Bug website for more information on preventing, controlling, and treating bed bug problems.

Driven to Discover

Driven to Discover

Fly Control for Horses

The 2018 Entomology Graduate Fellowship are Now Available!

Sujaya, Department Head, Bill Hutchison, Awards Committee Chair, and Tim Kurtti have streamlined the application/recommendation process this year so please review the Fellowship Announcement Document before you begin your application or recommendation - Thank you and Good Luck!