Costa Rica reveals astonishing biodiversity of braconid wasps, with 277 new species of the tribe Heterospilini described in the latest special issue of the open access journal ZooKeys.
Experts say a number of reasons may have contributed to the apparent increase in hornet activity, including the region’s recent hot, dry weather, land development and hornet sensitivity to the smell of people.
These pests pose no human threats, yet once their nests are established, they can excavate through wood and other elements of construction in homes, costing homeowners millions of dollars in structural damage each year.
Scientists trace 1980’s maps to help predict the Stink Bug’s future movements.
This year, Pennsylvania’s harvesting season was at a record low due to invasive Stink Bugs.