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BUMBLEBEE  The Bumblebee is a widely distributed social insect know for its ability to collect nectar from flowers and pollinate plants.  Bumblebees are large yellow and black flying insects with a...

Earwigs...

Earwigs: There are over 1,000 species of earwigs around the world. Earwigs are long, flat, narrow and dark brown, black, tan, reddish or yellow in color. They can measure anywhere from half an inch...

Black Widow Spider...

Black Widow Spider: Black widow spiders are arachnids that are known for the females’ unique appearance and tendency to eat their mates. They are considered the most venomous spiders. Male and...

Redback Spider...

Redback Spider The Redback Spider is often mistaken for the deadly Black Widow. While it isn’t as deadly it still is one you have to be very careful of. The young have white coloring on them and...

Drain flies...

Drain flies Drain flies, or moth flies, are small, darkwinged, non-biting gnats. Their wings are covered with scales so they disappear in a cloud of fine dust when swatted or mashed. These nuisance...

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 Golden Tortoise Beetle The golden tortoise beetle (Charidotella sexpunctata) is a species of beetle in the leaf beetle family, Chrysomelidae. It is native to the Americas. Insects commonly...

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Powder Post Beetle The Powder Post Beetle has reddish-brown colouring and a slightly hairy complexion. A small insect in terms of size, it can still bore very deeply into timber. Tunnels extensively...

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Common Furniture Beetle This looks like the classic beetle in terms of shape and size – but has light, green-brown coloring. A relatively small insect, it is still capable of causing structural...

Types of Termites...

Subterranean Termites These termites are very common, especially in hotter, damper climates and other warm-weather regions. As the name suggests, these termites live underground, in colonies that...

Carpet Beetles

There are two types of carpet beetle commonly found in Europe. They are both 3mm long, but the ‘fur beetle’ is black with a single white spot on each wing case, and the ‘varied carpet beetle’...