The Elusive Behavior of the Hunting Billbug in North Carolina

Sunday, November 10, 2013: 5:00 PM
Meeting Room 15 (Austin Convention Center)
Diane E. Silcox-Reynolds , Dept. of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
This talk will summarize the biology and ecology research efforts on the Hunting Billbug in NC. Specifically those projects include: pinpointing the feeding location using ELISA techniques, determining how soil moisture affects larvae development, oviposition timing, and overwintering stage and location.