University of Maryland Extension


Entomology-Garden Bugs

Thursday, Jun. 25, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Garrett College Northern Outreach Center
Learn all about bugs and see specimens of some of the commom bugs we see in Garrett County. Do you have a passion for home gardening and home horticulture? Ever wanted to know more about the science behind gardening? If so, consider taking some gardening courses! Garrett College in Cooperation with...

Small Beaked Wonder

Arilus cristatus
Plenty of live samples and pictures of the wheel bug nymphs have come into the University of Maryland, Carroll County Extension office this past month. These small critters have a spider like appearance, and tend to alert or scare many people because of the red antenna tips and red abdomens. Not...

Pantry Raid - Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella

A number of insects infest stored food products. This includes a variety of beetles and moths that attack spices, grains, dried fruits, cereals, nuts, and pet foods. A cosmopolitan member of the raiders of the closed pantry is the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella . The adult insect is a...
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