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Read our blog and don't forget to check out our Pest Library, where you can find useful information about different pests. Each entry helps you identify threatening pests and understand their habits.
December 5, 2019
Spiders

Anatomy of Spiders Spiders are from the class Arachnida, and have four pairs of legs and a two-part body consisting of a cephalothorax, or prosoma, and an unsegmented abdomen, or opisthosoma. The cephalothorax is covered by a shield, or carapace, and bears eight simple eyes. On the underside of the head are two pairs of […]

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December 5, 2019
Occasional Invaders

Typical Occasional Invaders Silverfish & Firebrats Both of these insects look very much alike. However, they are normally found in different parts of the home. Silverfish are commonly found on ground floors or in basements or crawlspaces. Firebrats like warmer temperatures and are usually found in attics and upper levels of the building, especially in […]

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December 5, 2019
Roaches

Orthoptera Blattidae Types of Roaches: German, Palmetto, Oriental, American, Smokey BrownName applied to approximately 3,500 species of flat-bodied, oval insects forming the suborder Blattaria of the order Orthoptera. Cockroaches have long antennae, long legs adapted to running, and a flat extension of the upper body wall that conceals the head. They range from 14 in. […]

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December 5, 2019
Pantry Pests

Pantry Pests include beetles, weevils and moths. They often infest grain products, seeds, nuts, bird seed, dried dog food and cereals. The most commonly found pantry pest is the Indian Meal Moth. These moths wingspan measures about 5/8″ with the outer one half of the wing reddish or copper colored. The key to any pantry […]

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