Pest of the Week

Worldwide, there are many lists of “Pests,” such as “The 100 Worst Pests in the World,” “The Top Ten Pests,” “Public Enemy #1” and many more. (If you do an Internet search on “invasive species,” you will see what I mean.) There are also up and coming pests that have experts worried, but not necessarily listed on an official “list,” that they must use to focus resources on. The “Pest of the Week” concept is to help the public know what a pest of concern is (or might be) and what it looks like. So, we begin this series with an insect.