pest insects http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/353/all en I Have a Cockroach in My Office! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/i-have-cockroach-my-office <p><span><span><span><span>Last week, Tania Perez, who is on our Museum education staff, found a cockroach crawling on our office wall! Said roach was quickly trapped and contained and was waiting for me when I got back to my office. </span></span></span></span><span><span></span></span></p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/i-have-cockroach-my-office" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/i-have-cockroach-my-office#comments American Cockroach cockroach insects Periplaneta americana pest insects roach Blog Sat, 16 Jun 2012 01:37:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 692 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Thorny Devils in the Garden http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/thorny-devils-garden <p>I was recently out and about in the garden and found some fascinating insects, Keelbacked Treehoppers, <em>Antianthe expansa.</em> They were on some of our celery plants and are, according to Vanessa Vobis Master Gardener and Museum Gallery Interpreter, "a very annoying pest on our tomatoes."</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/thorny-devils-garden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/thorny-devils-garden#comments ant tending Antianthe expansa Cyphonia treehopper insects Keelbacked Treehoppers membracidae pest insects thorn mimics Vanessa Vobis Blog Sat, 10 Mar 2012 03:39:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 666 at http://www.nhm.org/nature