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Oct 08 This website hits the news!


Oct 08 Giant bird eating spider captured on film


Nov 08 Who needs guns when you have insects?


Dec 08 Invasion of Hairy Caterpillars in Queensland.


Jan 09 Electrical aphid conductors complete the circuit in legume resistance research


Feb 09 Link Between Southern USA Stink Bug And Cotton Disease Explained


Mar 09 New invertebrates found and named in WA


Mar 09 Bugs take drugs!


Mar 09 Wasp bred to tackle livestock pest


Mar 09 UQ students dig up dirt on dung beetle research


Mar 09 Remote diagnostics allow on the spot insect identifications for quarantine


May 09 'Velcro'-like Structures On Flower Petals Help Bees Stick


Dec 09 - First Butterflies in space emerge


Dec 09 - Bagheera kiplingi - the mostly vegetarian spider


Dec 09 - Aggression-Promoting Pheromone Discovered in Flies


Dec 09 - How a Brain Hormone Controls Insect Metamorphosis


Jan 2010 - Nocturnal Vision of Insects Inspires Automakers to Develop Improved Night Cameras


Jan 2010 - Deadly Scorpion Provides Safe Pesticide


Jan 2010 - Poison-taster ants protect the colony


Jan 2010 - No one villain behind honeybee colony collapse


Jan 2010 - Northern Territory Insects: A comprehensive guide by Graham Brown. Now available!


Feb 2010: Deceptively delicious smell of infected squash plants tricks aphids into spreading disease


Feb2010: Migrating Insects Fly in the Fast Lane


Feb 2010: Surprising New Branches on Arthropod Family Tree


April 2010: Hawaiian caterpillars are first known amphibious insects


Mar 2010: Pulling power points way to world's strongest insect - a dung beetle


Mar 2010: Glow in the dark sperm sheds light on reproductive biology, sexual selection and speciation


Mar 2010: Bees face "unprecedented" pesticide exposures


April 2010: Bees see super color at super speed


April 2010: Sand Fly Barcoding in Panama Reveals Leishmania Strain and Its Potential Control


April 2010: Stunning pictures of sleeping insects covered in water droplets


April 2010: World's Strongest Insect Revealed


June 2010: Pathogens Chase Down Migrating Gypsy Moths


May 2010: Aphids make their own bright colors - Insects borrowed genes from fungi to make nutritious pigments


May 2010: Fruit flies turn on autopilot - High-speed video shows how bugs change course in a flash


June 2010: New Species of Large Blue Butterfly Discovered


June 2010: 25 New Beetle Species Found in Turkish Oak Biotopes


June 2010: New rapid, effective system for monitoring mosquito-borne disease


June 2010: From Butterflies' Wings to Bank Notes: How Nature's Colors Could Cut Bank Fraud


July 2010: Researchers Find 'Key Ingredient' That Regulates Termite Caste System


July 2010: Insulin Signaling Key to Caste Development in Bees


July 2010: Pear Pest's Chemical 'Come Hither' Identified


July 2010: Forget mice, elephants intimidated by ants; Swarms on acacia trees keep the mighty beasts at bay


July 2010: New University of Florida cell phone ’app’ lets users identify pests with photos, text


August 2010: Combination of Biological and Chemical Pesticides More Effective Than Expected on Malaria Mosquitoes


August 2010: Artificial Bee Eye Gives Insight Into Insects’ Visual World


August 2010: Aphids, abandon ship


Sept 2010: Tasmanian parasitic wasps to NZ rescue


Sept 2010: The case of the vanishing taxonomists


Oct 2010: Monarch Butterflies Use Medicinal Plants to Treat Offspring for Disease


Oct 2010: Maggot Art Used to Educate Youngsters


Oct 2010: Bee Colony Collapse Associated With Viral, Fungal Infection, Biologist Says


Nov 2010: Current Locust Situation


Nov 2010: DNA barcodes keep pests out


Nov 2010: Bushcricket Has the Largest Testicles Relative to Body Mass of Any Animal


Nov 2010: New Insect Birth Control Strategy Zaps Cotton Pests


Dec 2010: One of the rarest flies in the world - the Mormotomiya Hirsuta - has been found in remote Kenya


Dec 2010: A maths lesson from ants


Dec 2010: Current Locust situation


Dec 2010: Catnip Oil Repels Bloodsucking Flies


Jan 2011: When Their Tools Get Dull, Leaf-Cutters Switch Jobs


Jan 2011: Bees One of Many Pollinators Infected by Virus Implicated in Colony Collapse Disorder


Jan 2011: Eliminate Dengue trials commence - a significant step in Australian science


Feb 2011: Rare Insect Fossil reveals 100 million years of evolutionary stasis


Feb2011: Ants Have Big Impact on Environment as 'Ecosystem Engineers'


Feb 2011: Eat insects to ease food insecurity and climate change


Feb 2011: Insects Might Help People Hear Better


Mar 2011: Millions of crickets invading Victoria


Mar 2011: Clues about Grasshopper Population Explosions


Mar 2011: Four New Species of Zombie Ant Fungi Discovered in Brazilian Rainforest


Mar 2011: Fleas’ ‘Feet’ Unleash That Spectacular Leap


April 2011: Conservation International's 20 most remarkable and/or threatened insects


April 2011: Sweet Potato White Fly becomes Supermom


April 2011: Molecular Messages from Moth Antennae: Scientists Assemble Genes Involved in Regulating Olfaction


April 2011: Bacteria in Wasp Antennae Produce Antibiotic Cocktails


May 2011: Researchers Discover Optical Secrets of 'Metallic' Beetles


May 2011: Bacterium Found to Kill Malaria in Mosquitoes


May 2011: Jurassic Spider from China Is Largest Fossil Specimen Discovered


May 2011: A Plant's Sugary Offering Betrays Caterpillars to Predatory Ants


June 2011: Smallest Insect Filmed in Flight


June 2011: Glaciations May Have Larger Influence on Biodiversity Than Current Climate, Dung Beetle Study Finds


June 2011: Underwater Spider Spins Itself an Aqualung


June 2011: 49-Million-Year-Old Spider Images and Video


August 2011: Butterfly Study Sheds Light On Convergent Evolution: Single Gene Controls Mimicry Across Different Species


August 2011: Fewer Aphids in Organic Crop Fields, Study Finds


August 2011: Nocturnal ants 'not afraid of winter'


August 2011: New study links Attraction and Oviposition of Tuta absoluta Females in Response to Tomato Leaf Volatiles


Jan 2013: Plague Solder Beetles - Plague soldier beetles are commonly seen in large numbers this time of year.
 Plague soldier beetles are commonly seen in large numbers this time of year.  More info...

Jan 2013: Termites strike gold


March 2014: New Parasitoid Wasp Species Found in China May Help Save Pine Trees


February 2014: Tiger Beetles Run so Fast They Need Antennae to “See” Where They’re Going


April 2014: Six New Dracula Ants Discovered in Madagascar


March 2014: Social Spiders Divide Labor According to Body Size and Condition