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Attracting Butterflies >

Audobon Society Butterfly Sources

Butterfly, General

Designing Gardens for Butterflies



Carpenter Bees

Honey Bees

Honey Bees


Biological Control >

Methods and Beneficial Insects

Biological Control Home Page, Cornell University

Mayflies (Ephemeroptera)

Nematodes as Biological Control Agents of Insects

U.S. National Biological Control Institute


Beneficial Suppliers

Suppliers of Beneficial Organisms in North America

Ladybug Farms


Diagnostic and Control Information >

Complete Guide to Garden Stuff

Florida Master Garden Information

Garden Forum, Pests and Diseases


Insect and Disease Problems of Tomatoes

Insect Hotlist (See Insect Management and Control in the Garden)

Insect Identification (General Key to Insect Orders/Families)

Insect Identification Laboratory at Virginia Tech

Insect Identification Images at Iowa State Entomology

Insect Images at Univ. of Nebraska, Entomology Dept.

Insect Images of Butterflies and Moths

Insect Images of Dragonflies and Damselflies

NE & SE Horticultural Factsheet Databases

Orkin Pest Control

Pennington Seed (See Insect Control)


Sunset Magazine (You can access it through Virtual Garden link below)


Univ. of Kentucky, Dept. of Entomology

Virtual Garden

Western Washington Master Gardener Information


Insect Education>

Acarology (Mites & Ticks)

Beetles, Asian Ladybugs

Beetles Coleopterist Society

Black Widow Spiders

British Arachnological Society

Butterfly Societies

Cochineal Bug

Dept. of Entomology, Smithsonian Institute

Dragonflies and Damselflies, Florida State

Dust Mites

Endangered Species (then select "minibeast rearing and conservation" followed by "vanishing insects".

Hobo and Other Poisonous Spiders

Insects Entomological Society of America

Insects & Insect Raising Supplies

Insects, Raising Mascot

Insects, Raising Minibeast

Crickets, Grasshoppers, etc. Orthopterist's Society

Preying Mantids

Young Entomologist Society


Integrated Pest Management (IPM) >

Gempler's (Information, Tools & Supplies for IPM)


Miscellaneous >

Pond Insects

Searchable Database Software for Horticulture Information



Articles -

Bobbitt, Van M., "Join the Plant Health Care Revolution", Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, 57:4 Winter 1994 - 1995.

Books -

Go to Bookstore

CDs -

CD ROM Titles in Entomology

Colorado Extension CD ($75, non-profit orgs, current vers. plus next upgrade), Colorado State Bulletin Rm., 171 Aylesworth Hall, SW, Colorado State Univ., Ft. Collins, CO 80523, ph 303-491-6198.

Garden Problem Solver (1996), Sunset Publishing Corp.

Mailing Lists -

Bugnet: Send message to with 'SUBSCRIBE BUGNET your name' in body.

Entomological Soc.: Send message to with 'SUBSCRIBE ENTNET your name your E-mail address'

Mosquitos: Send message to with 'SUBSCRIBE your name' in body.

Pest Control (IPM): with 'SUBSCRIBE PESTCON' in body.

Spiders: Send message to with 'SUBSCRIBE your name' in body.

Wash. State MGs: Send message to with 'SUBSCRIBE MGARDEN your name' in body.

Slides -

Gillette Entomology Slide Collection, Colorado State Univ., Dept. of Entomology, Ft. Collins, CO 80523 (303-491-7860)

Sources -

Live Insects>

American Biological Supply Co., 2405 NW 66th Court, Gainsville, FL 32653, ph 904-377-3299

Carolina Biological Supply

Fluker Farms, Baton Rouge, LA, ph 800-735-8537

Gardens Alive!, 5100 Schenley Place, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025, ph 812-537-8650

Insects Limited Inc., 10540 N. Jessup Blvd, Indianapolis, IN 46280, ph 800-992-1991

Rainbow Mealworms, Compton, CA ph 300-635-1494

Wards Natural Science Establishment, P.O. Box 92912, Rochester, NY 14692, ph 800-962-2660

Science Equipment>

Gempler's IPM Buyer's Guide, P.O. Box 270, 211 Blue Mountain Road, Mt. Horeb, WI 53572, ph 800-382-8473

Vernier Software (Science Hardware & Software for the PC), 8565 S.W. Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy., Portland, OR 97225-2429, ph 503-297-5317


Last edited: 04/06/98 08:08 PM



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