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Could winter's frigid temps have killed the stinkbugs?

The region might, just might, have fewer stinkbugs to deal with in the coming spring and summer.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 01:41am EST

Tags: stinkbugs, polar vortex, raupp

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What butterflies and stink bugs have in common

You could describe butterflies and stink bugs as the "Beauty and the Beast" of the insect world, on opposite ends of the attractiveness spectrum.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 11:18am EDT

Tags: stink bugs, stinkbug, butterfly, Mike Raupp, University of Maryland, michelle basch

How to get rid of evergreen-eating bagworms

Evergreens throughout the region are being confronted with a new kind of enemy: the bagworm.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 07:17am EDT

Tags: bagworms, trees, Mike Raupp, insects, University of Maryland

Bugs: Food of the future has multiple legs

Could eating bugs solve world hunger and be delicious?

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 04:48am EDT

Tags: insects, food, sustainability, sustainable food, Kate Ryan, cicadas, Mike Raupp, marcel dicke, daniella martin

If you don't see cicadas this week, you won't (Video)

ABC 7 Meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts expects the heat wave will get the insects moving in the next few days.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 07:35am EDT

Tags: cicadas, michelle basch, locusts, brood ii, Lauryn Ricketts

'Crazy ants' drive southeastern U.S. nuts (Video)

Forget the fire ant. It's time to worry about "crazy ants," according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

Tuesday - 05/21/2013, 05:59am EDT

Tags: crazy ants, fire ants, david burd, invasive species

Link found between emerald ash borer and deaths

The emerald ash borer is a prolific tree killer, but researchers suggest the beetle also may have a link to premature deaths in humans.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 12:26pm EDT

Tags: Geoffrey Donovan, andrew mollenbeck, emerald ash borer, U.S. Forest Service, heart disease, respiratory illness

A killer beetle: How to check for signs of the emerald ash borer

The emerald ash borer, native to China, has destroyed 100 million ash trees since its arrival in the U.S. more than a decade ago. The destructive pest has reached the Washington area, where it will soon emerge again.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 03:56am EDT

Tags: emerald ash borer, trees, pests, andrew mollenbeck, Lourdes Chamorro, beetles

Time to bolster defenses against bugs

The most dreaded part of the summer is on the horizon: a mosquito onslaught. Here are some helpful hints on how to avoid being bit.

Monday - 04/09/2012, 05:56am EDT

Tags: mosquitos, bug spray, ants, insects, summer

Warm winter points to buggy summer

The unusually warm start to spring could allow bugs with multiple generations -- like stink bugs, aphids and spider mites -- to get a head start and complete more generations than normal, leading to an overall larger population.

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 12:23pm EDT

Tags: stink bugs, Mike Raupp,

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