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Dark Rover Ant: Current Status in California

Figure 1. Dark rover ant (Credit: Siavash Taravati, UC IPM)

[From the Fall 2018 issue of UC IPM's Green Bulletin newsletter] The dark rover ant (Brachymyrmex patagonicus) is an invasive species which is increasingly being noticed in Southern California. It is a nuisance species that invades structures as both...

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10:42 AM
Tags: ant (1), invasive (1), pest management professional (1), rover (1), structural (1), Taravati (2), UC IPM (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Stinky and Uninvited Winter Visitors

Brown marmorated stink bug adult (top) and nymph (bottom). [A. Ausmus]

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, is an invasive pest native to East Asia (China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan) which was first sighted in the United States in 1996 in Allentown, PA, and reached California in 2006 (Pasadena and San Marino)....

Posted on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 5:05 PM
  • Author: Siavash Taravati
Tags: BMSB (1), Halyomorpha (1), marmorated (1), stink bug (1), Taravati (2), UCIPM (1)
 
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