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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 (2), invasive (1), pest management professional (1), rover (1), structural (1), Taravati (1), UC IPM (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Like a Needle in a Haystack

Damselfly on a leaf in the late afternoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Finding a tan-colored damselfly in a patch of fading English lavender is like finding a needle in the proverbial haystack. They're so tiny and inconspicuous that they're easy to miss. They're about an inch long and so slender that they look like flying...

Damselfly on a leaf in the late afternoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Damselfly on a leaf in the late afternoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Damselfly on a leaf in the late afternoon. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cluster of red mites on a damselfly in the early morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A cluster of red mites on a damselfly in the early morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A cluster of red mites on a damselfly in the early morning. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey

Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 10:08 PM
Tags: ant (2), damselflies (1), Zygoptera (1)
 
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