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The Insect Information Office (IIO) is part of the Department of Entomology at The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES). This office answers inquiries about insect and other arthropod problems for all Connecticut residents and professionals. Insect and arthropod identification is conducted by visual assessment using microscopic examination and other scientific procedures. This office also provides arthropod management advice, tick identification, and referral for tick testing. Inquiries and samples can be submitted via phone, email, mail, and in person. More information can be found in the Sample Submission and IIO Brochure sections.

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IIO is temporarily closed to the public in person until further notice. You can submit your samples and inquiries by mail, drop-off, email, and phone.

Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

Contact Information
Dr. Gale Ridge
Email: Gale.Ridge@ct.gov
 
Ms. Katherine Dugas
Email: Katherine.Dugas@ct.gov
 
Phone: (203) 974-8600

   Office Hours: The IIO is open 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

IIO Hours of Operation and Holiday List

Insect Information Office
Jenkins-Waggoner Laboratory
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station
123 Huntington Street
New Haven, CT 06511
  

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