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Department of Entomology



  1. Entomology Seminar Series, Spring 2024

    Jan 10, 2024

    Join us for seminars featuring renowned scientists sharing entomological knowledge!

    Each semester, the Department of Entomology hosts a series of invited guest speakers. Organized by Entomology's Seminar Committee, the series features renowned entomologists sharing their research and insights to further the advancement of knowledge.

  2. It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Moth: The Sphinx Moths of Ohio

    Dec 28, 2023

    If you spend a lot of time around flowers, you may have noticed large, hovering pollinators that look and sound like hummingbirds, but on closer inspection are not birds at all; they are insects. These are the large moths known as sphinx moths, hawk moths, or hummingbird moths.

  3. United Titanium Bug Zoo Newsletter - Ready for Winter

    Dec 1, 2023

    We are happy to present the first issue of the United Titanium Bug Zoo Newsletter.

  4. Perry featured in Woodlands, Water & Wildlife Newsletter

    Oct 18, 2023

    Kayla Perry, assistant professor of forest entomology in the CFAES department of entomology recently authored an informative article on the invasive jumping worm that is the front page article in the Fall 2023 edition of the OHIO Woodlands, Water, & Wildlife Newsletter. Learn about this invasive species and what you can do to help prevent the spread!

  5. Dr. Jamie Strange Re-Appointed as Chair of Ohio State Entomology

    Sep 25, 2023

    Please join us in congratulating Dr. Strange on his reappointment!

  6. Dr. Gardiner Wins Innovation and Creativity in Entomology Award

    Aug 24, 2023

    Mary Gardiner named as recipient of the Entomological Society of America's Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology. 

  7. Entomology Featured in Ohio State Wooster Campus Newsletter

    Jul 20, 2023

    Entomology faculty, staff and bug zoo outreach program are highlighted in the July edition of the Wooster Campus Connector newletter, from the office of Dr. Andy Michel, Associate Dean and Director, CFAES Wooster Campus, and professor of Entomology.

  8. Dr. Sam Ward Joins Forest Entomology Team

    Jul 11, 2023

    Entomology welcomed Dr. Sam Ward to the Department on July 10, 2023 as Assistant Professor of Forest Entomology, joining Dr. Kayla Perry to create a strong forest entomology research, teaching, and extension team. 

  9. Dr. Shaohui Wu Joins CFAES Turfgrass Team

    Jun 13, 2023

    Please welcome Dr. Shaohui Wu to the Departments of Entomology and Plant Pathology!

  10. Matthew Semler Named 2023 Distinguished Senior

    Apr 21, 2023

    COLUMBUS, Ohio—Matthew D. Semler of Bay Village, Ohio, has been named a 2023 Distinguished Senior at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).