Secret Site Map
Friday, August 01, 2014

Home News First Documented Brown Recluse in WV Found

First Documented Brown Recluse in WV Found

Although “a very significant scientific find,” it doesn’t mean brown recluses are infesting the state, says a research assistant at WVU’s entomology department.

| December 2, 2010

Morgantown, W.V. — A Morgantown theater has yielded a remarkable discovery for researchers.

Dina Colada was sweeping-up last week in a downtown Morgantown theater when she noticed a spider moving on the floor.

She captured it in a cup and sent it to a research assistant in the entomology department at West Virginia University.

It turns out this was no ordinary spider. It’s a brown recluse, which is normally found in warmer climates.

To read the entire article, click here: http://www.wvpubcast.org/newsarticle.aspx?id=17815
 

Top news

Bed Bugs Turn Up in Senate Office Building

The pests were found on the sixth floor of the Dirksen building last week, causing officials to take emergency measures such as closing off a restroom for a couple of days with yellow police tape, the Daily Caller reports.

'Super Ants' Discovered in London

An invasion of super ants that are attracted to electricity is feared to be spreading across the south of the country after a large nest was discovered in a house in London, metro.co.uk reports.

ESA Announces Newly Certified ACEs — July 2014

The Entomological Society of America (ESA) announced 16 new Associated Certified Entomologists.

Rollins Reports Q2 and Six Months 2014 Financial Results

The company recorded second quarter revenues of $369.4 million, an increase of 5.3% compared to $350.8 million in the prior year's second quarter.

What Role Does Private Equity Play in M&As?

Michael O’Connell and Christopher Ball of Brocket Tamny, two veterans of the financial markets with extensive banking experience, will share their knowledge on this topic at the upcoming PCT Mergers and Acquisitions Virtual Event, scheduled for Aug. 27.