Sunday, December 10, 2023

Bug Round-Up: Revisit Some of WYDaily’s Insect/Arachnid-Related Stories

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REGIONAL — Bugs, bugs everywhere… Insects and arachnids are out in full-force in the Historic Triangle. Let’s revisit a few of WYDaily’s articles about the bugs that bug us and the role they play in nature.

This summer, the world has been enamored with the Brood-X Cicada. WYDaily’s Gabrielle Rente sheds some light on this elusive species:


17-year-old Cicadas are due to arrive in Virginia

Do you dart away from flowers out of fear of being stung by a bee? Well, honeybees are less terrifying than you may think.

Five things you need to know: Honeybees

Those silent, questing, blood-sucking creatures: Ticks. Here is what you need to know about these creatures and what to do if you are bitten by one:

Let’s Talk About Ticks: Identification and Other Things to Know

An invasive yet beautiful species of moth that threatens Virginia’s crops:

Invasive Insect Poses Large Threat to Virginia Crops



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