Contact Us

Department Contacts


Phone: 614-688-0218

Potential Entomology Student Interest Form

Undergraduate Inquiries

Undergraduate Advisor: Joe Raczkowski

Graduate Inquiries

Graduate Program Coordinator: Sarah DeVilbiss

Graduate Studies Chair: Mary Gardiner


Pollinator Education Programs: Denise Ellsworth

Wooster United Titanium Bug Zoo: Jeni Filbrun

Columbus Insectary & Bug Zoo: Jeni Ruisch


Insect ID and Pest Questions 

CWEPPDC Sample submission instructions

Insect Identification

The OSU C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic (CWEPPDC) specializes in the identification of plant diseases, plant health problems, insects and insect related problems.  

Pest Control Recommendations 

As a public institution, we can not to promote a single company. A reputable company can be found by referring to the Ohio Pest Management Association membership directory. OPMA has a code of conduct for members and is generally comprised of responsible pest management specialists. 

Local OSU Extension Office

Your local OSU Extension office has Agriculture and Natural Resource Educators able to answer farm, garden, home, and business questions.