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    Videos from the Entomological Society of America from 2013.
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  • 2012 YouTube Your Entomology Contest Videos Play all

    These videos were submitted by entomologists for the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology Contest. The videos were divided into four categories: research, teaching, extension and open. Winners from each category received $200.00 and a trophy. For more information, see http://entsoc.org/entomology2012/youtube-contest
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    2012 Videos from the Entomological Society of America (http://www.entsoc.org).
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    • Neuro-parasitogy of the Jewel Wasp and its Zombie Cockroach Host - Duration: 3 minutes.

      • 2 years ago
      • 907,440 views
      The parasitoid Jewel Wasp (Ampulex compressa) uses cockroaches (Periplaneta americana) as a live fresh food supply for its offspring. The wasp injects venom directly into the cockroach brain to con...
    • Parasitoid Virus - Duration: 2 minutes, 46 seconds.

      • 2 years ago
      • 271,249 views
      Parasitoid wasps are engaged in an evolutionary arms race with their herbivorous hosts. In many ichneumonid and braconid wasps, including Cotesia congregata, parasitoid adaptations to hosts involve...
    • Giant Water Bugs Hatching (Lethocerus medius) - Duration: 89 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 59,876 views
      This video by Christine L. Goforth, from the University of Arizona, covers the sequence of events that occur during the synchronous emergence of Lethocerus medius (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae) nymphs...
    • Invasive Species - Duration: 2 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 43,074 views
      This video was the winner of the INSTRUCTION category of the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology contest. The video by Ellen Schofield and David Andow of the University of Minnesota uses animation to ...
    • Hyperparasitoid Activity - Duration: 3 minutes.

      • 4 years ago
      • 38,637 views
      This educational video features four hyperparasitoids (Hypopteromalus tabacum, Catolaccus aeneoviridis, Mesochorus americanus, and Isdromas lycaenae) that utilize the braconid Cotesia congregata as...
    • Parasitoid Activity - Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 5 years ago
      • 33,291 views
      This video by Justin Bredlau, a PhD student at Virginia Commonwealth University, shows the life of the parasitic wasp, Cotesia congregata, and two of its hosts. It includes courtship behavior, para...
    • Ants Africa - Duration: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 27,105 views
      This video won the OPEN category of the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology contest. The video, by Marlin E. Rice, shows a swarm of predatory ponerine ants searches the African savanna for their prey-...
    • Trissolcus japonicus: An Egg Parasitoid of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) - Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 23,044 views
      This video was one of three finalists in the INSTRUCTION category of the 2012 ESA YouTube Your Entomology contest. The video by Chris Hedstrom, a graduate research assistant at Oregon State Univers...
    • Anatomy of a Mosquito Part 1: The structures of the head - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 22,900 views
      This video was developed to provide a 3–dimensional look at the anatomy of the mosquito. In order to develop the video, Matt Faust developed a 3D image of a mosquito, using photos of Aedes aegypti...
    • The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Duration: 5 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 22,053 views
      This educational video explains what a Brown Marmorated Stink Bug is, where it lives, why it is considered an invasive pest, and what to do about them. It was written, directed, and edited by Danie...
    • The Pharate Carnivore - Duration: 3 minutes.

      • 8 years ago
      • 18,772 views
      This video was made by Rob Mitchell, a student, and Matthew Richardson, a postdoctoral researcher, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, who wrote "We have been working with Doug Whitm...
    • Purple Loosestrife: Beauty or Beast? - Duration: 3 minutes, 38 seconds.

      • 8 years ago
      • 13,810 views
      This educational video examines the invasive plant, Purple Loosestrife, and the effects it has on the environment. The New Jersey Department of Agriculture is using a beetle (Galerucella pusilla) t...
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