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  1. How to Control and Prevent Mosquito Bites In and Around Ohio Homes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-88

    nectar. Photo: D.J. Shetlar Figure 3: Asian tiger mosquito, Aedes albopictus, taking a blood meal. Photo: ... D.J. Shetlar Figure 4: Female Anopheles mosquito after a blood meal. Photo: USDA-ARS Mosquitoes and ... their development. Photo: Dr. David Shetlar Figure 9: Bucket collecting yard debris and water; a perfect ...

  2. Asian Tiger Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-87

    siphons on the larvae and the breathing trumpet on the pupa. Photo: Dave Shetlar   Figure 5: Asian tiger ... https://hgic.clemson.edu/factsheet/asian-tiger-mosquito/. Rios, Leslie, and James E. Maruniak. 2004. “Common name: Asian tiger mosquito. Scientific name: ...

  3. Soybean Defoliation: It Takes a lot to Really Matter!

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/22-2021/soybean-defoliation-it-takes-lot-really-matter

    defoliators include first generation bean leaf beetles, Japanese beetles, grasshopper nymphs and several ... truly there. Japanese beetles and grasshoppers tend to hit edges of fields first before they start ... moving farther into the centers of the fields. And Japanese beetles tend to feed in aggregations and at ...

  4. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    usually not a problem on rhubarb in the home garden. However, the rhubarb curculio, a rusty snout beetle ...

  5. Boxelder Bugs and Leaf-footed Bugs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2106

    Douglas-fir, hemlock, white spruce, and various species of pine, where they use their piercing-sucking ... HYG-2106 03/09/2010 David J. Shetlar, Department of Entomology Susan C. Jones, Department of ... western pine-seed bug, belongs to a small group of true bugs called the leaf-footed bugs. As the name ...

  6. Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-44

    Lady beetles, which are sometimes called ladybugs or lady bird beetles, are familiar insects in many ... parts of the United States. Lady beetles generally are beneficial predators that consume aphids, scale ... Assembly (1). Lady beetles are also state insects for Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and ...

  7. Carpenter Bees

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-2074

    the abdomen. (Photo courtesy of D.J. Shetlar, OSU Entomology.) Identification Carpenter bees are large ... Eastern species of carpenter bees prefer softwoods such as cedar, redwood, cypress, pine, and fir. The ... with bark, but they can nest in a wide variety of wood products, including fence posts, utility poles, ...

  8. Bumble Bees and Solitary Bees & Wasps in Urban Landscapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-2143-10

    HYG-2143 10/05/2011 David J. Shetlar In most situations it is best not to eliminate ground-nesting ... loose bark, in hollow trees, or other protected places. They emerge in May, and search for old nests of ... body. Females usually nest in rotting wood or under loose bark of dead trees. The females dig 1/8- to ...

  9. Cottony Maple Scale and Its Management

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ENT-62

    ENT-62 05/13/2015 David J. Shetlar and Jennifer E. Andon, Department of Entomology The cottony ... black lady beetles. The most common one, Hyperaspis signata, has a larva that looks like a mealybug. ... Both the adults and larvae enter ovisacs to feed on the egg masses. These lady beetles continue to feed ...

  10. 20 Questions on Plant Diagnosis

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/plpath-gen-3

    determining whether a plant is a pine or a spruce, determining if it is naturally variegated or deciding if it ... damage caused by Japanese beetles.  Typically, diagnostics is a process to come up with the best possible ... with only the veins remaining is relatively easy if Japanese beetles are swarming the tree. Of course, ...

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