Resources by Chris Philips

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Corn Earworm on Vegetables Mar 25, 2019 3103-1537 (ENTO-312NP)
Improving Pest Management and Pollination with Farmscaping Aug 30, 2019 ENTO-325NP
Soldier Beetles (Leatherwings)
This publication reviews the biology of cantharid beetles. Cantharids, known as soldier beetles or leatherwings, are commonly-encountered beetles throughout Virginia. Two species in the genus Chauliognathus are the most frequently observed; the margined leatherwing (Chauliognathus marginatus) is found during the spring and early summer, while the Pennsylvania leatherwing or goldenrod soldier beetle (Chauliognathus pensylvanicus) is active during the late summer and early fall. Both species visit a variety of wild and cultivated flowers, and they can be considered beneficial insects.
Aug 30, 2019 ENTO-53NP (ENTO-327NP)