Yellowjackets

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yellowjacket queen nest Yellowjacket Queen Nest
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
inside queen nest Internal View of Queen Nest
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
german yellowjacket nest German Yellowjacket Nest
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
cross-setion of nest Cross-Section of German Yellowjacket Nest
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
aerial yellowjacket nest Aerial Yellowjacket Nest
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
inside aerial nest Inside View of Aerial Yellowjacket Nest with Tiers
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
nest tiers with brood cells Closer View of Tiers Containing Brood Cells
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
envelope surrounding tiers Texture of Envelope Surrounding Comb Tiers
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
aerial yellowjacket worker Aerial Yellowjacket Worker
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
aerial yellowjacket worker Aerial Yellowjacket Worker
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
eastern yellowjacket worker Eastern Yellowjacket Worker
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
yellowjackets swarming at nest entrance German Yellowjackets Swarming at Nest Entrance
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
german yellowjacket queens German Yellowjacket Queens
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
german yellowjacket queen German Yellowjacket Queen
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
yellowjacket workers Yellowjacket Workers and Completely Eaten Apple
(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)

Breaking Entomological News...

  • Insect Science major Earl Agpawa (conducting undergraduate research with Joe Louis and Eileen Hebets) was named the 2020 winner of the ESA’s Plant-Insect Ecosystems Undergraduate Student Achievement Award.This is a national award that recognizes outstanding accomplishments in entomology by an undergraduate student working with insect-plant interactions. Congratulations, Earl!
  • PhD student Sajjan Grover (mentored by Joe Louis) was named the 2020 winner of the ESA’s Plant-Insect Ecosystems Kenneth and Barbara Starks Plant Resistance to Insects Graduate Student Award. This is a national award recognizing a graduate student for outstanding work in the area of host plant resistance. Congratulations, Sajjan!
  • Dr. Joe Louis receives a grant to study resistance in sorghum to fall armyworm
  • We are well-represented in ESA North Central Branch awards this year. Déia Montezano is the 2020 John Henry Comstock Outstanding PhD Student Award winner, Gary Brewer is the 2020 recipient of the Award of Merit, and Bob Wright is the 2020 recipient of the C.V. Riley Award. Congratulations, Déia, Gary, and Bob!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Troy Anderson on being elected Vice President Elect for the Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology Section of the Entomological Society of America!
  • Dr. Kyle Koch named new insect diagnostician
  • Check out the Emerald Ash Borer Resource Center, and our Emerald Ash Borer Look-Alike Insects Sheet - Be Sure Before You Treat!