The Guam coconut rhinoceros beetle research team has documented some disturbing and unusual behavior of Oryctes rhinoceros (coconut rhinoceros beetle CRB), which has been published in the September issue of the Florida Entomologist journal. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1653/024.098.0341) The coconut rhinoceros beetle was first discovered on Guam in the tourist area of Tumon Bay in 2007, and since […]
UOG researchers, Dr. Aubrey Moore and Roland Quitugua, in collaboration with Paul Bassler, Guam’s former Director of Agriculture, Dr. Russell Campbell, Guam’s former Territorial Entomologist, and Dr. Trevor Jackson, AgResearch New Zealand have published a journal article showing that the coconut rhinoceros beetle (CRB) which has invaded Guam is behaving differently to other CRB populations. […]
A story by Jerick Sablan on the status of large piles of green waste left in the wake of Typhoon Dolphin. Concerns are expressed about rhino beetles and little fire ants associated with the piles. Please click here to read the full story.