Mealybug Destroyer Larva from New Zealand

White Fuzzy Bug Location: Auckland, New Zealand December 28, 2010 12:05 am I found several of these bugs crawling around a Ponga tree (fern-like tree native to New Zealand). They are between 2-4mm long. Any help identifying them would be greatly appreciated. Signature: Karen Dear Karen, We believe you have photographed the larva of a … Read more

Mating Giant Ichneumons

Giant Ichneumon wasp and mates December 29, 2010 1:32 pm I wish I would have discovered your web site earlier in the year.  I had the unusual pleasure of discovering the Giant Ichneumon along with her small males in my garage.  It was an awesome experience to see her and two of the smaller blue … Read more

Federal Bed Bug Work Group

Wonderful headline in the Washington Post December 29, 2010 What a great headline in today’s online Washington Post: U.S. and D.C. schedule bedbug summits In keeping with the best of government traditions, the Federal Bed Bug Work Group is hosting its second national summit Feb. 1-2 in Washington to brainstorm about solutions to the resurgence … Read more