Understanding how large game respond to rising temperatures provides key insights into the future sustainability of moose and bison populations on landscapes where increased warming has become a concern.
Status bestowed upon members demonstrating extraordinary service to ESA. Michael Merchant, Ph.D., professor of extension urban entomology for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service among honored.
“They have no reason to sting if away from the nest,” said Molly Keck, an entomologist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
Roughly 2,600 Chevrolet Tahoes and GMC Yukons that were built in Arlington, Texas got covered in black residue while in storage, and the insects are supposedly to blame.
Entomologists at Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service have been swamped with hundreds of possible murder hornet specimens. None of the specimens submitted by Texans have been Asian giant hornets.
The Texas A&M Forest Service has incident management teams, including chainsaw crews, ready to help clear fallen trees.
The confusion between the cicada killer wasps and the Asian giant hornet has kept the entomologists at Texas A&M’s AgriLife Extension Service busy.
Domestic horses also suffer from horsefly bites, and Sonja Swiger, associate professor in the department of entomology at Texas A&M University, said that “the consequences are pretty severe.”
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research experts and entomologists say there’s still no reason to worry about Asian giant hornets. What you’re probably seeing are cicada killers, the largest wasp humans will come across.
How did the zebra get its stripes? The fashionable patterned coat protects the animal from horsefly bites by disorienting the flies during the landing process, research has shown.