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Insect Life Cycles by Wizzie Brown

. Two Categories of Insect Lifecycles Wizzie is kicking off the year with some basic insect biology about metamorphosis. Insect life cycles can be broken down into two major categories: incomplete and complete. Incomplete can then be further broken into three varying types. Paurometabolous Incomplete metamorphosis, also called paurometabolous, has three life stages. The first stage is the egg which hatches into an immature insect called a nymph. The nymph eats, grows and molts, going through several different nymphal stages called instars. With each successive molt, the nymph… Read More →

Backyard Bug Hunt: Insect Damage

Join Wizzie Brown for this week’s Backyard Bug Hunt: Insect Damage Wizzie talks about types of insect damage. When: Feb 11, 2022 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Register in advance for this meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Additional Resources Integrated Pest Management AgriLife Extension Entomology Texas Vegetable Garden Field Guide