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4-H Introduction to Entomology

Publication Number: P0317
Updated: February 11, 2016
View as PDF: P0317.pdf

Would you like to learn some unusual facts about a few of the many species in the insect world? (Entomologists have identified more than 91,000 species of insects in the United States alone.)

Would you like to start a hobby that could give you an interesting learning experience and possibly a stepping-stone to a career in entomology?

This publication may spark your interest in entomology by giving you information about the insects and by showing you how to start an insect collection. Begin by asking yourself this question, “What do I know about insects?”

Download the PDF above for more information and instructions to build a Standard 4-H Display Box.

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Extension Professor
Entomology; extension insect identification; fire ants; termites; insect pests in the home, lawn and

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Entomology; extension insect identification; fire ants; termites; insect pests in the home, lawn and
Assc Dir, FCS & 4H & Ext Prof
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