Luna moths are colorful and large, so people often think they are butterflies. The night-flying adults live just a few days. Learn the habits and traits of luna moths, Actias luna.
Leaf and seed beetles (family Chrysomelidae) make up one of the largest beetle groups. Many cause significant damage to garden and farm crops. Learn the habits and traits of leaf and seed beetles.
Are you sure it's a mosquito? Some insects that look like mosquitoes don't bite at all. Learn to tell the difference between mosquitoes, midges, and crane flies.
People swear that bug zappers make a big difference in their backyard mosquito population, but research proves otherwise. Find out why bug zappers don't work to control mosquitoes.
Are you battling fruit flies in your kitchen? Once they get in, it's hard to get rid of fruit flies. This simple vinegar trap works wonders on a fruit fly infestation.
Learn to differentiate the exotic Asian longhorn beetle from the native whitespotted sawyer beetle.
"OMG, what is this crazy spider thing in my house?!" People are often startled when they see their first house centipede. Learn the habits and traits of house centipedes, and why they're actually good to have in your home.
If you find a tick on your skin, it's important to remove it as soon as possible to minimize your risk of contracting a tick-borne illness. Don't waste time trying these tick removal methods! These are the 5 worst ways to remove a tick.
Gall wasps (family Cynipidae) are probably the most common gall-making insects. Learn the habits and traits of gall wasps, and which plants they affect.
Darners (family Aeshnidae) are large dragonflies and strong fliers. Learn the habits and traits of these odonates, and how to identify them.