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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.

      • 3 years ago
      • 1,018,591 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.

      • 3 years ago
      • 361,794 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.

      • 10 years ago
      • 65,902 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...
    • Hyperparasitoid Activity - Duration: 3 minutes.

      • 5 years ago
      • 49,990 views
      This educational video features four hyperparasitoids (Hypopteromalus tabacum, Catolaccus aeneoviridis, Mesochorus americanus, and Isdromas lycaenae) that utilize the braconid Cotesia congregata as...
    • Invasive Species - Duration: 2 minutes.

      • 6 years ago
      • 47,430 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 ...
    • Parasitoid Activity - Duration: 2 minutes, 57 seconds.

      • 6 years ago
      • 44,215 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...
    • Anatomy of a Mosquito Part 1: The structures of the head - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

      • 4 years ago
      • 34,708 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...
    • From Larva to Pupa: Pupation of Manduca sexta - Duration: 97 seconds.

      • 3 years ago
      • 34,341 views
      The tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta, is an important organism to study insect immunity and other biological processes. It is a holometabolous insect, with distinct larva and adult stages. The pupat...
    • Trissolcus japonicus: An Egg Parasitoid of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) - Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 31,419 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...
    • Ants Africa - Duration: 2 minutes, 14 seconds.

      • 7 years ago
      • 28,371 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-...
    • The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug - Duration: 5 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 9 years ago
      • 23,002 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.

      • 9 years ago
      • 22,126 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...
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