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Pharaoh ants


Pharaoh ants are a social group of pests that live in our area and regularly get into homes and businesses. They do not require large openings or spaces to squeeze their way. They nest in warm, humid areas near food and water sources. Nests are usually located in inaccessible areas such as wall voids, behind […]
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Nearly 500 Anopheles species are recognized, only 30-40 transmit malaria in nature. Female Anopheles mosquito is a vector for Malarial parasite. Male mosquitoes do not bite. The adult females are generally short-lived, with only a small proportion living long enough to transmit malaria. Anopheles mosquitoes can be distinguished from other mosquitoes by the palps, which […]
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Fruit fly

Fruit Flies- The Pomace fly

Fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster) can transfer germs from a dirty surface onto a clean one. They may carry bacteria include salmonella, E. coli, and listeria. These three germs each cause food poisoning. Fruit flies often come in through cracks in walls or pre-laid eggs inside of a piece of fruit from the grocery store. Fruit […]
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Silverfish is a small, primitive, wingless insect. Adult silverfish have a body length of about 12-19 mm that can infest a home. Very hard to spot because they prefer to live in dark, moist places where damp is common. They can cause property damage by chewing holes in clothing, upholstery and paper goods. Silverfish are […]
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Fleas are small flightless insects that live as external parasites of mammals and birds. Fleas live by ingesting the blood of their hosts and grows to about 3mm and they lack wings. Dogs and Cat fleas are brownish-black to black in color, but once they have taken in blood, they become reddish-black. Adult fleas of […]
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The Darkling Beetle


• The red flour beetle, a common household insect pest that originates from infested grain or from dry, stored food products • Red flour beetle has one of the highest rates of population growth for stored-product insects • Red flour beetles are polyandrous in mating behaviour • Adults are a small reddish brown beetle and […]
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Culex species are the most widespread mosquito species across the world. They are known to be highly opportunistic feeding on humans and animals, a behaviour which increases their potential to transmit zoonotic diseases and makes them important threat to public health. These common house mosquitoes are the principal vectors that spread the viruses that cause […]
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German Cockroach


The German cockroach is a species of small cockroach, typically about 1.1 to 1.6 cm long. It cannot fly. The reproduction rate is faster, German cockroaches can breed at a rate of up to six generations per year. They are thigmotactic. German cockroaches are not known to bite humans. Instead, they primarily threaten human health […]
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Blow FLy


Blow flies do not bite, they make loud buzzing sounds. These flies carry hundreds of different species of bacteria, many of which are harmful to humans. The life cycle of blow flies is short, lasting about 3-4 weeks. Blow fly larvae are known as maggots, and look like tiny, pale-white worms. These pests invade home […]
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