What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Dear Bugman:
My name is Eric Eaton, and I am the principle author of the forthcoming "Kaufman Focus Guide to Insects of North America." I like your site very much, as there is a great need for your services. However, it has not remained consistently online enough, and that alone detracts from your credibility.
Secondly, I have noticed some erroneous identifications given for some of the ID requests. This is going to happen from time to time, but I’d be happy to make corrections if you let me know how to go about it.
I’d also like to offer a couple of other resources to share the burden. I am one of several entomologists at AllExperts.com who can do identifications for the inqurining public. Another resource I highly recommend is
It, too, is growing rapidly, but may be slightly better organized than your site. You might check it out, and/or refer visitors there to get them started.
Lastly, I recommend subscribing to the "BugNet" listserv:
bugnet@listproc.wsu.edu, subscribe with an e-mail to
listproc@listproc.wsu.edu, leaving subject liine blank, and only this text: "subscribe bugnet" in the body of the message.
Lots of good people there who can help you. There is also Gordon’s Entomology Home Page, or something to that effect, which offers visitors a chance to pose ID questions (which often end up on BugNet anyway:-). Please let me know how else I can help you. In return, I’d love it if you could post an announcement that I am seeking professional quality images of live insects for the field guide. Keep up the good work!
Eric Eaton

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