- First record of Megaselia scalaris (Loew) (Diptera: Phoridae) infesting laboratory stocks of mantids (Parastagmatoptera tessellata, Saussure). Mongiardino Koch, N.; Fontanarrosa, P.; Padró, J.; Soto, I. M. // Arthropods;2013, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p1
We report the first record of Megaselia scalaris (Loew) infesting laboratory stocks of the praying mantis (Parastagmatoptera tessellata, Saussure). M. scalaris, the scuttle fly, is a cosmopolitan species with a broad niche as it performs as detritivore, facultative parasite, and parasitoid. M....
- ASK Jimmy + The Bug. Braaf, Ellen R. // Ask;May/Jun2005, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p28
Provides information on how insects survive during the winter. Migration of locusts during the winter; House spots where insects hibernate until the weather warms; Variation on how praying mantis, grasshoppers and crickets protect their eggs from cold temperature.
- Cues Used in Patch Selection by Praying Mantis Nymphs (Mantodea, Mantidae). Wilder, Shawn M.; Rypstra, Ann L. // American Midland Naturalist;Jan2005, Vol. 153 Issue 1, p187
Visual and chemical cues may provide predators with information on the abundance and quality of prey in a particular area. In a laboratory study we investigated if general cues of prey and prey habitat had an effect on the patch selection and orientation of Chinese praying mantis nymphs...
- GOOD BUGS. Murakami, Dean // American Rose;May/Jun2013, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p66
The article offers information on bugs that help protect the roses. As praying mantis increase in size, they will eat progressively larger insects. Ladybird beetles have black spots on their scarlet orange bodies and eat aphids, soft-bodied bugs and larvae. Lacewings are one-inch long delicate...
- STATE INSECTS. Goldman, Phyllis Barkas // Monkeyshines Goes Buggy (The Study of Entomology);1992, p134
This article presents a list of insects, particularly found in different states of the U.S. Monarch butterfly is generally found in Alabama and Illinois, whereas Praying mantis and honeybees are generally found in California and Georgia, respectively. Fireflies and ladybugs are common insects in...
- Cricket & Ladybug Chewing Over History snork! // Cricket;Sep2013, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p46
The comic strip "Cricket & Ladybug" is presented.
- Cricket & Ladybug: It's No Contest. // Cricket;Jan2014, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p46
The comic strip "Cricket & Ladybug: It's No Contest," is presented.
- In the Buginning ... // Cricket;Sep2013, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p30
The article presents several "Cricket and Ladybug" comic strips.
- cricket & Ladybug: Reduce, re-use, revenge! // Cricket;May/Jun2014, Vol. 41 Issue 8, p46
The comic strip "Cricket & Ladybug: Reduce, re-use, revenge!" is presented.