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View Resource Insect Invaders Capture Headlines

Lately, a few insects not native to the North American continent have made headlines while making themselves at home. According to a recent study from the journal Science, a European fruit fly species, Drosophila subobscura, has replaced close to 95 percent of native North and South American fruit flies in the 20 years it has been in these climes. Even more striking is the fact that the non-native...
View Resource Kentucky Critter Files

The University of Kentucky Entomology Department has created a website called Kentucky Critter Files, and it is both delightful and edifying. The website is meant purely for hobbyists, enthusiasts and students, and it should not be used as a scientific identification key. Visitors who love to collect and photograph these little animals are given tips on what Kentucky habitats to find them in, and...