Our Rules

Please see the interactive version, complete with links, here.
Rules AaE (2)

8 Responses to Our Rules

  1. Pingback: Site Updates! | Ask an Entomologist

  2. Christina Poston says:

    My name is Christina Poston and I am in dire need of an entomologist to help me with a case. I purchased a house built in 2006 this March from a lady who knew about a brown recluse infestation but did not tell us about these noxious pests. I have caught more than 60 of these spiders in various sizes from May to August. I just need a letter stating that the spiders are brown recluse and more than what you would find in a normal house. I am terrified of spiders anyways and to have a house like this is killing me. 😦 Please help me or can you find someone to help me and get justice for me and my children. I can send you all the pictures I have taken of these creatures. Please help.
    Thank you,
    Christina Poston

    Like

  3. Donna says:

    I have just tonight “rescued” spraying mantis who has been living in our bushes all summer?fall at least. It is below freezing and it was looking more and more lethargic or still,dormant like… is it ok for it to be inside for the winter in the cool basement in Spanish moss and some of its outside familiar leaves?
    Any care hints will be appreciated. Thanks
    Donna RN

    Like

    • Donna says:

      That is a praying mantis… it is in a terrarium

      Like

    • Donna,

      Unfortunately, mantids freeze during winter and usually don’t last longer than a month after snowfall.

      If kept indoors over winter, the longest-lived ones tend to die of old age around December-early January.

      -Joe

      Like

      • Donna says:

        Joe! Thanks. I did take ‘her’ in and she ate some crickets and produced an egg sack and then soon died. I put her back outside and found her belly up. Pretty hard to try to rescue wild things…. but I saved her case and so maybe my actions were super and assisted her dying. Donna

        Like

  4. Tom Barron says:

    I have had 2 large horse shoe crab shells and two sheep skulls for over 30 years of years, which I would use in the still lifes I painted. A few years ago I put them in a taped up cardboard box and placed them in my closet. I also put a dead grasshopper carcass that I had for about 5 years and of which i made a number of studies in a small cardboard box. Recently I opened up the small box to look at the grasshopper body and saw that what was in the box was now just some powder with a number of small worm like skins in the box. I opened up the larger box and saw a large number of similar dead and dried worm skins around and attached to the sheep bone and mollusk shells. My question is, after so many tears, where did these worms come from? Thank you.

    Like

Discuss with Us

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s