Forest and Shade Tree Insects of Florida

Welcome to the home page for information about insects on forest and shade trees in Florida. This web site is a cooperative effort of:

John L. Foltz, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida

 Albert E. "Bud" Mayfield, Division of Forestry, Florida Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services

 Wayne N. Dixon, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Dept of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Carl W. Fatzinger, retired entomologist, USDA Forest Service

Here are the web pages currently available:

Pine Bark Beetles in Florida Gainesville Southern Pine Beetle Suppression Program, 2001-2002
The following web pages provide information on the establishment and operation of Gainesville's southern pine beetle suppression program. US Forest Service Publications about the Southern Pine Beetle Insects and Wildfires Spring Defoliators of Oaks Fall Defoliators of Oaks. Pest Alert - The Asian Longhorned Beetle Florida Insect Control Guides

Pesticide Information

Other University of Florida Web Sites

Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, Division of Forestry

USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, Forest Health Protection

Featured Creatures is a web site containing illustrations and descriptions of a wide variety of insects. It is a cooperative effort of Florida Division of Plant Industry and the U. F. Department of Entomology and Nematology. Click the image below to link to Featured Creatures.

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Here is how you may contact John Foltz by mail, telephone, and email.

Prepared by John L. Foltz, University of Florida, Dept of Entomology & Nematology.
Last modified 25 January 2005.

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