BAT BUG (Lepto Cimex Boueti) Where can they be found? They’re most commonly found in the places bats like to rest, such as attics or chimneys. Although, if the bats take off for a new home or die out, bat bugs will move downstairs and can show up in mattresses and beds. How do […]

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Cimex Hemipterus Where can they be found? The C. Lectularius is predominantly seen in temperate regions while these tropical bed bugs, as their name suggests, are seen in tropical or warmer regions including southern states of USA as well as countries in Asia and Africa. How do they look? Both species of the Cimicidae family […]

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AMERICAN COCKROACH

American Cockroach   The American cockroach is the largest cockroach that infests buildings in the United States. This insect may be recognized by a yellow “figure-8” pattern on the shield at the front of its body. In Florida, the American cockroach is called the “palmetto bug,” and it has the nickname “water bug” throughout the […]

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BED BUG (Cimex Lectularis)

Cimex Lectularius Where can they be found? Predominantly found in North America and Europe, common dwellings for the pest include; human homes, bird nests and bat caves. This is because they offer shelter and warmth, as well as a source of nourishment. They are not evenly distributed within their environment, instead they focus on small […]

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CARPENTER ANT

Carpenter Ant   Description Black, or sometimes red and black, 1/4 inch for a worker up to 3/4 inch for a queen carpenter ant. Habitat Carpenter ants can be found nesting in live and dead trees and in rotting logs and stumps. However, they will also construct their nests in houses, telephone poles, and other […]

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FRUIT FLIES

Fruit Flies   Description Adults may be dull yellowish, brownish yellow, or brownish black in color and range from 1/10 to 1/5-inch long. Most species have red eyes. Larvae are very small (ranging from 1/10 to 1/5-inch-long), dirty white, and maggot-shaped. They can be recognized by the stalked posterior spiracles on the last abdominal segment. […]

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CLOTHES MOTH

CASEMAKING AND WEBBING CLOTHES MOTH From museums to residential apartments if you decide to store or use any animal-based materials such as wool, fur, silk, feathers and leather there is a chance you will come across clothing moths. These tiny little creatures are not as innocent as they may seem. They can destroy precious artifacts, […]

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BIRDS

BIRD CONTROL Birds pose many problems which in turn can put a negative effect on your properties image and eventually hit your balance sheet. If you are a retailer your consumers would avoid entering your stores in order to avoid getting exposed to bird droppings. The same goes for landlords, tenants would avoid living in […]

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