Please click on one of the types of creeping pests below for more information. These are common pests that you can get rid of from Budget Pest Control Pgh.

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Odorous House Ants

These little guys are the most common household ant pest in the U.S. They have an incredible sweet tooth and love to nest indoors under sinks, mats and appliances. Outside, odorous house ants will hide under trashcans, plant pots and rocks. They love to eat dead insects and spiders, but again, their favorite thing is anything sweet. If you ever happen to squish one of these brown or blackish ants, they actually do have an odor, much like bleu cheese. Some people say they smell like rotten coconut, though! Either way, the odor is a defense mechanism against their predators, and when they are under attack, they spray and scatter. Odorous house ants live in colonies with workers and queens. They like to nest near warm areas, water sources or in insulation.

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Velvety Tree Ants

When it comes to these ants, it is best to contact us, as velvet tree ants can be aggressive by nature. Like the smell of house ants, velvet tree ants give off an unpleasant odor when defending themselves. They love to eat sweets and can nest in wetlands, but they are very fond of trees. Velvet tree ants are known to climb into houses through tree branches that touch the house. These guys bite so be careful!

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Carpenter Ants

Carpenter ants are exactly what their name implies: They are carpenters and love to dig wood. Carpenter ants can grow to over an inch, they are black and nocturnal (sly man!). These pests penetrate decaying wood and soil, creating systems and structures for their homes that destroy the integrity of the material they excavate. This includes window sills, wooden decks, roofs and more. Their destructive nature can be mistaken for termites. It should be noted that they do not stray too far from the nest; some carpenter ants around the house may not be useful for picking up the phone, but if they are congregating indoors, chances are that their nest has developed in your home. It is time to summon Economic Pests!

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Argentine Ants

Getting rid of Argentine ants on your own is difficult, so be sure to contact us to help you deal with this invasive pest. You may be the most invasive ant in the world. They are brown and territorial; even angry and forced other ants out of the nest. Argentinean ants nest in dark and damp areas, like velvet ants. However, these guys will make a cozy little home in your home when it’s cold outside. They can penetrate the smallest gaps and love to eat sweets. Argentine ants can bite, and although they are not poisonous, their bites can cause burning and itching. If you are still being bitten by an Argentinian ant, wash the bitten area, avoid scratching it, and try an antihistamine or calamine lotion on the spot.

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Pharaoh Ants

Watch out for the little orange ants that like to stay indoors. Pharaoh ants build their nests in kitchens, bathrooms, and damp places that are hard to reach. Unlike their ant cousins, they eat most foods, especially fatty and fatty foods. They also like to eat pet food and make it very rough, they like to eat open wounds on pets and humans, and are known to spread bacteria such as staph. It’s hard to get rid of pharaoh ants on your own. Economical pest control has been dealing with pharaoh ant problems for decades and is happy to come to your home or business to control and prevent these nasty pests!

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Fire Ants

Fire ants are named after the feeling you feel when someone bites you – this is a burning sensation, and fire ants love to bite anyone or anything they are protecting. Fire ants are reddish brown in color and nest outdoors. They build their nests on dry soil and you will see crater-like mounds around your garden, with holes at the top where they enter and exit. Fire ants like to eat sweet and oily and fatty foods and eat as a group of small animals and birds (fire ant stings are poisonous to small animals). If you are still being bitten by fire ants, wash the area and try an aloe cream or hydrocortisone to soothe the burn. If you are allergic to fire ant bites, call or see a doctor as soon as possible.

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Acrobat Ants

The acrobatic ants get their common name because of their ability to acrobatically lift their stomachs over their chests and heads, especially when they are anxious. Compared to other ant species, acrobatic ants are just a minor annoyance. However, when their colony is disturbed, acrobatic ants can sometimes bite. There are several species of these light brown to black ants in the United States, even at altitudes of up to 8,000 feet.

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Combined are urban pests. They don’t attack houses or buildings, but the other way around. nest in mounds, which may be covered in gravel, charcoal, or even bits of dead vegetation used to store heat. When these ants go out to eat, they leave the nest one by one and go in different directions. The name of the combination comes from its habit of removing vegetation when collecting seeds, resulting in large spots on vegetation and lawns. Harvesters can be aggressive in defending their nests, producing bee-like stings, and these ants will have long and protracted wars with other colonies. Combination ant treatment should be carried out by a trained and licensed pest control specialist due to the aggressiveness of these ants. If you suspect you have an ant harvester, contact Budget Pest Control and our friendly technicians will definitely identify you before appropriate action is taken.

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Longhorn Crazy Ants

Longhorn mad ants are opportunistic scavengers that feed on a variety of products, including live and dead insects, seeds, fruits, and honeydew. Feeders can invade homes in search of food and moisture, especially in the fall and cooler winters when natural food sources are scarce. The long-lived mad ant is not from the United States. It is a tropical species with a wide population found throughout most of the United States. In southern states with tropical or subtropical climates, infection can occur both indoors and outdoors. Crazy longhorn ants are more common indoors in northern states, which have a temperate climate. Longhorn mad ants do not pose a health threat, but if they enter a building, they can become a nuisance. If you see a mad longhorn ant, contact a pest specialist immediately to discuss a proper ant control course. To prevent Longhorn mad ants, it is important to seal all possible entry points around the home, including small openings and cracks in doors and windows. Cut vegetation away from the house to prevent walking paths inside. Spilled food and other potential attractants should be cleaned up as soon as possible to avoid attracting crazy ants.

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Field Ants

Also known by many other names such as hay ants, red ants, and tree ants, the field ant gets its name from its love of outdoor nests. These ants can usually be found in fields, parks, gardens, and lawns that build nests in the ground. Most species of field ants form clearly visible mounds with the soil they dig underground when building their nests. Field ants are the largest ant genus in northern Mexico. Read on to learn more about these pets and what to do if you find ants in your home.

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Ghost ants are very adaptable in their nesting habits, which are similar to those of the pharaoh ants. Colonies of ghost ants are medium to large and can contain thousands of workers and many functional queens spread over many nesting sites.
Ghost ants are very fond of honeydew. They also eat dead and live insects. Inside, ghost ants prefer sweet foods and are most often found in kitchens. Outside, ghost ants build their nests on the ground. They prefer cavities and cracks in dead branches, but they also nest under rocks, in tree trunks and in piles of leaves and other debris. Ghost ants can easily invade structures by pulling out of nests on sidewalks, patios, and foundation walls. Inside, ghost ants usually nest in cavities in walls, behind cornices, between cabinets, and in potted plant soil. Workers often move under carpet edges and along power lines in wall cavities where they are not visible. Due to their high humidity requirements, ghost ants can also be found in water sources such as sinks, showers, bathtubs, potted plants, and more. Ghost ants don’t sting because they don’t have stingers. However, ghost ants can be a serious nuisance as they are known to nest in their homes. Like stinky house ants, ghost ants give off a coconut smell when chopped.
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Leafcutting Ants

Workers eat when the temperature is between 45-90 degrees. They usually stay in their nests during the hottest part of the day, sealing the entrance with soil and debris to trap moisture. In summer they mainly feed at night. Leaf ants are moved up to 600 feet from their nests to collect leaves which they use to grow food mushrooms. Apart from harvested plant parts, leafcutter ants also eat caterpillar droppings, corn, cornstarch, flour, rice, peas, wheat, oats, schnitzel, bread, pastries, chicken feed, sugar, beans and ground coffee. . Leaf ants build their nests on the ground. They are mostly outdoor pests found in warm agricultural areas. However, it is not uncommon for leaf cutter ants to nest in urban environments. Sometimes you enter the structure, but you leave quickly. Leafcutter ants worry homeowners about their ability to quickly remove leaves, flowers, and fruit from trees. They can cause significant defoliation overnight.
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Leafcutting Ants

Small swarms of black ants are common from June to August while foraging on trails and are often seen on sidewalks.e. These little ants eat fat, butter, meat, fruits, and vegetables such as cornstarch and pastries. Workers also eat other insects, honeydew, and plant secretions. Small black ants are common in wooded areas. In the yard they nest under rocks, in rotting tree trunks and under piles of bricks or wood. Nests are found in windows, wall cavities, rotting wood, stone and behind facades. Small black ants have a sting, but are often too small and weak to be effective.
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Pavement Ants

These black ants will eat almost anything. Sidewalk ants are known to eat insects, seeds, melons, honey, bread, meat, nuts and cheese. They feed in corridors for distances of up to 30 feet and are known to climb masonry walls to enter occupied areas. In buildings, road ants are most likely to be found on masonry walls on the ground floor, but they also nest in walls, insulation, and under floors. Outside, these black ants usually nest under rocks, cracks in sidewalks, and beside buildings. These black ants pose no public health risk, but they can contaminate food and should be avoided. If you see ants on your property’s sidewalk, contact a pest control specialist. To learn more about flooring, including prevention information and facts, contact a pest control expert.
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Pyramid Ants

Pyramid ants get their common name from the pyramidal structure above the chest. They are found in the United States but are more common in the southern regions. Colonies of adult pyramidal ants are usually small to medium in size, each containing one or more females and up to several thousand individuals. When broken or crushed, these ants emit a rotten coconut smell.
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Thief Ants

The thief ant is one of the smallest house ants. Thief ants get their name from their habit of nesting very close, or sometimes even in the nests of other ants, which then reach for food and chickens (larvae and cocoons). Colonies are usually smaller than other ant species, but can contain many queens and several thousand workers. Thief ants are often confused with pharaoh ants, despite their distinct nature. These insects are also called “fat ants” or “sugar ants” because of their affinity for fatty and sugary foods. This species of ant is found throughout much of the eastern United States. Below is information on how to control burglars and how to repel thief ants.
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White-footed Ants

White-legged ants prefer to feed on honeydew and nectar at night and easily invade homes in search of sweet juices and water. Unlike most ants, thin white-legged ants do not share food with other ants. In contrast, many sterile workers in the colony lay eggs, known as trophic eggs, which serve as a food source for larvae and non-feeding adults. White-footed ants infect both urban and rural habitats as they spread to other areas such as nurseries and shipping containers via trade. Preferred nesting sites are near sources of moisture and food, which also provide protection from predators and harsh environmental conditions.
Outdoors, this ant species can nest in moist microenvironments, including under loose bark or rock, in rotting logs and branches, and in old termite galleries. At home, whitefoot ants can nest in wall cavities, ceilings, under roofs, around roof windows, and in kitchens and bathrooms. White-legged ants have no stings and do not cause structural damage. However, they can become a nuisance once they find their way into the house.
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Yellow Ants

Yellow ants are mostly nocturnal, so not much is known about their behavior. Swarming occurs in June and July in the afternoon on warm, humid and windless days. Yellow ants almost exclusively feed on honeydew from underground insects. There is no evidence that they ate household food. Yellow ant nests are often found near areas with high humidity. In homes, these ants can be found in damp wood, which is often found behind bathtub walls in bathrooms or in damp crawling areas. Outside, nests are mostly on the ground next to buildings, on foundation walls or under rotting tree trunks. Dirty mounds from their tunnel excavation can reach a meter in diameter. Yellow ants do not have a stinger, but can be a nuisance if there is a colony in the house.
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Carpenter Bees

This is a large black hornet with metallic blue, black, green, or purple hues. They are about 1/2 to 3/4 inch long and are slow, large leaflets. They dig their way into open trees, usually sequoias or cedars. Once in the tree, turn it 90 degrees and dig a 3/8 inch tunnel to lay the eggs. Carpenter bees lay eggs, collect pollen, lock the cage and lay eggs again. Once the gallery is created, carpentry bees will continue to use it year after year. Males do not have a leash, while females rarely use one. To prevent carpentry bees, seal or paint all exposed sides of upholstery, dashboard, and wood. Only direct treatment in the hole can kill carpenter bees and eggs once infection has occurred. Cover all holes or replace damaged wood after the bees are killed to prevent further infection the following year

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Mud Daubers

This single wasp forms a nest with several mud chambers. Nests are usually located in the garage, outside the cladding or under the roof. Mud lays eggs on top of the installed spiders and seals the room. The egg hatches, feeds on itself from the spider and emerges from the cage as an adult. When the socket is removed, the pipe chamber is opened. People worry when they see these nests in their buildings, but dungeons are useful because they kill spiders and rarely sting people.

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Bumble Bees

These bees are broad-bodied and usually black and yellow in color. They are useful for pollinating plants and flowers. They do not sting if left undisturbed. Bees live in colonies like honey bees and usually like to build their nests underground, for example in abandoned rodent nests. The bee colonies die in late fall but are very active in late spring and throughout the summer. These bees are very useful in pollinating plants and flowers. Ironically, bees are said to be flightless because of their large bodies and smaller wingspan; However, bees are more likely to flap their wings as in aircraft technology, forcing the air to hold their bodies. Their large bodies generate heat, which helps them fly at lower temperatures than other bees.

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Honeybees are social insects that live in large colonies of about 20,000 to 80,000 individuals. They are useful for producing honey, beeswax, and pollinating flowers and plants. The colony consists of a queen to lay eggs, many workers (sterile females) and drones (males). Males mate and then die. When a honeybee stings, the barbed wire and other internal parts are detached from the bee’s body. Not long after, the bee died. A bee colony will rarely harm people. If so, contact the beekeeping association to see if they want bees. Otherwise, the colony can be exterminated.

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Bald-Faced Hornets

The bald bee is a relative of the yellow vest. His name comes from a predominantly black body and white face. Bald bees live in colonies and like to come out in late summer. They sting and are aggressive towards anyone or anything that enters their space. Their nests are usually three feet off the ground, in trees, shrubs, additional stakes, houses, sheds, hanging from buildings, and other types of structures.

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Paper / Umbrella Wasps

The umbrella wasp gets its name from the creation of a small paper nest under the roof that looks like an upturned umbrella. The nest usually contains about ten wasps, but the population can grow to over two hundred. The nest has one uncoated comb to protect the nest. There is no workbox system and the queen is determined by the first to start spawning. Wasps are usually not aggressive, but will hum or sting intruders. They can become more uncomfortable in the fall when they climb in bulk on the warm side of buildings or find their way inside.

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Yellow Jackets

This insect is easily identified by its yellow and black markings. It is about 3/8 to 5/8 inches tall. Workers can travel half a mile from their nest, making it difficult to find a colony to attack one’s property. Capturing them can help lure them to other areas, but has little effect on population elimination. Adults eat fruit juices and sweet foods. In summer, adults gather insects and meat for larvae to develop nests, which explains the large waves of yellow vests around barbecue areas and patios. At the end of the season, males are produced to mate with their mothers and die. Fertile queens usually find their way into structures for winter weather hibernation.

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Bed Bug

“Good night… good night… don’t let the bed bugs bite!” Who coined this sentence? Are bed bugs accepted in bed along with saying, “Don’t let them bite?” Bed bugs are more likely to be found in homes that are not kept clean and tidy, but that’s not always the case. Once home, they found cracks and crevices that they could penetrate. This includes buttons on mattresses, on bed rolls, upholstered furniture, behind paintings and around floorboards. These insects are oval in shape, have a flattened appearance and are red-brown or blood-colored when fully fed and slightly brown when hungry. The tick causes a painless bite that most people don’t notice, unlike some people who are allergic to the bite. People who are sensitive to bites can become nervous and have indigestion.

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Culex Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes are one of the most annoying summer pests. There are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes worldwide, at least 170 of which are found in North America. Of the thousands of species of these mosquitoes, only a few are known to feed on human blood, including the genus Culex. This genus of mosquitoes (sometimes called house mosquitoes) includes several species that can transmit diseases such as West Nile virus and Japanese encephalitis.

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Asian Tiger Mosquitoes

The Asian tiger mosquito, also called the jungle mosquito, is an exotic species that takes its name from the single white stripe down the center of the head and back. Native to Southeast Asia, these daily biting insects can transmit dangerous diseases such as eastern horse encephalitis (EEE), Zika virus, West Nile virus, chikungunya and dengue fever. Read on to learn more about the Asian tiger mosquito and how to prevent it.

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Yellow Fever Mosquitoes

Adult female yellow fever mosquitoes feed mainly on humans, as a blood meal is required for egg production. These mosquitoes are active around the clock – they bite during the day, evening and at dawn. Male yellow fever mosquitoes do not bite. Instead, they feed on plant nectar. Yellow fever mosquitoes live in tropical, subtropical and some temperate regions. They often inhabit shady pots filled with water to lay eggs. Yellow fever mosquitoes also breed in pots, spare tires, baby pools, drainage gutters, and other objects that collect water. Yellow fever or the bite of the Aedes aegypti mosquito can cause itching, bumps on the skin. But what’s even more worrying is that this type of mosquito is a vector for many diseases, including dengue fever and chikungunya. The Aedes aegypti mosquito has recently been linked to the worldwide spread of the Zika virus. The most effective way to prevent contact with yellow fever mosquitoes – and all other types of mosquitoes – is to remove stagnant water in your home. Watch out for water that can collect in baby pools, flower pots, bird baths, and grill covers. Those who are outdoors should wear long pants and long sleeves and use insect repellent containing DEET, picaridin, or lemon eucalyptus oil. Homeowners should also check all windows and doors to prevent mosquitoes from entering.

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The German cockroach is one of the most common cockroaches. They are light brown to brown in color with two dark stripes located on the shield on the front, behind the head. The female is darker than the male and slightly wider. The development time of this cockroach is 54 to 215 days, depending on the environment. Ootheca, egg capsule, yellowish brown. The female carries the swelling with her, averaging 30 to 40 eggs, for up to 1 to 2 days before the eggs hatch. Adults live an average of 100 to 200 days. German cockroaches prefer warm, humid places such as kitchens and bathrooms. Cracks and crevices near water or food sources are natural places to find them. Cockroaches enter buildings through paper products or packaging such as cardboard or bags and their used equipment. They eat almost all kinds of food.

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The brown cockroach line is named after its physical properties of a light brown band running through the wings of an adult and a band running through the body of a nymph. The color of this cockroach is brown to light brown, and the female is darker than the male. The head is dark brown and the wings are darker at the base and paler at the tips. The wings of the female do not completely cover the abdomen as in the male. The Ootheca, the egg capsule, is light brown in color and has 8 to 10 subsegments. The female wears the ootheca for 24 to 36 hours and then attaches it to the side or under the furniture. Females produce an average of 14 egg capsules, each containing about 16 eggs. The development phase lasts from 90 to 276 days, depending on the environment. Adults live about 206 days. The brown cockroach line has a preference for warmer areas and can be found in high places such as picture frames, molding walls and ceilings. They are also found near device motors, in light switches, cabinets, and furniture.

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The oriental cockroach is said to have originated in North Africa. The color of these cockroaches is usually shiny black, but can also vary to dark red-brown. The wings of the male cover 75% of the body while the female has much shorter and thinner wings. Adults don’t fly. The ootheca, the egg capsule, is reddish brown when laid and then turns black. The female will place the edema within 30 hours of its formation. They are dropped or taped to something warm and protective and near a food source. The female produces 8 swellings with about 14 eggs. The developmental phase lasts an average of 300 to 800 days and can be influenced by the environment. Females will live 34 to 181 days while males will live 112 to 160 days. Oriental cockroaches survive quite well outdoors. They can be found in cavities in walls and verandas, under debris, rocks and leaves. They eat all kinds of food, as well as decomposers, but prefer starchy foods.

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The American cockroach is not native to North America, but was probably brought in by ships from Africa. The color of the American cockroach is reddish-brown, with the exception of the light brown to yellowish band around the shield, which is behind the head. Men and women really have wings. The wings of the male extend along the upper part of the abdomen, while the female does not. American cockroaches can fly. Ootheca, also called egg capsule, are dark reddish to blackish brown in color. The female sheds the edema within a few hours to 4 days after its formation. It is attached to a suitable surface by secretions from the mouth, usually in a safe and slightly damp place near a food source. The female produces 9 to 10 clumps containing about 16 eggs. The stage of development varies depending on the environment and usually lasts 285 to 616 days. Adult females live for about 225 to 440 days, depending on the environment; the man lived about 200 days. American cockroaches are widespread in large commercial buildings such as restaurants and grocery stores that have warehouses. In the United States, it is most common in urban sewer systems.

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The wood cockroach is maroon with a shield behind the head, and the forewings are outlined in white. The males have full wings and are good fliers, while the wings of the females are smaller and cover about half of the abdomen. Ootheca, egg capsule, yellowish brown. The female lays the ootheca under bark made of dead trees, stumps, fallen wood and other protected areas of the species. The female produces about 30 clumps, each of which contains up to 32 eggs. Development time usually takes about a year, but it can also take up to two years. Wood cockroaches are usually an outdoor species found in the same places as oothecae. They are also found in cedar tiles, siding, and gutters. If they are found inside, they are likely imported. They rarely reproduce or survive indoors. Males are usually inactive during the day but can fly around lights at night. Wood cockroaches are known to prefer sweet foods as a food source.

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Carpet Beetle

Carpet beetle species include the black carpet, which is dark brown to black, and the carpet beetle, which is black with yellow and white scales on the wings. The underside of the body is gray-yellow. Signs of infection can be found on clothing with feathers that have damaged the hair tips and skin of the larvae, as well as small debris. Carpet beetles feed on a variety of plant and animal products, including bone, carpet, wool, dander, and other dead insects. They can be found in attic caves, abandoned attic nests, behind and under ledges and on dead animals. Hygiene measures must be maintained to reduce contamination. Carpet beetle control can be achieved by cleaning, removing infected clothing, or treating with pesticides.



The fiery scent, also known as the feather tail, has a teardrop-shaped body and is often referred to as a tail feather because of the three long feathers that form the appendages at the end of its body. The fiery furrow is wingless, has a flattened body and is mostly covered with scales. They are grayish in color, and some have many black spots. The antennae are long and threaded. Favorable conditions for an outbreak are 90 to 106 degrees Fahrenheit; Places with high humidity and temperature are potential shelters and include places such as boiler rooms, ceilings, near stoves, stoves, fireplaces, and boilers. The life of the tray/flame is about 1 to 2 years. Infected material shows yellow spots, scales, dirt and traces of food such as holes and crevices. They are fast runners, prefer the dark, hide during the day and can be found in crevices. They eat carbohydrates and proteins such as wheat, dried beef, silk, hemp, cotton and silk carpets.

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The most common species found in clothing is the web moth. Another type is called the clothing moth for making cases. The wings of both species are long and narrow, and the body is golden in color, with the exception of a reddish tinge to the mesh curtains. Signs of infection are silk tubes hidden in clothing. Hair from leather clothing is cut at the bottom, creating loose hair and visible areas of skin. If moths are not found, the airways are a possible location and should be cleaned and properly maintained on a regular basis. The moth business will primarily attack materials of animal origin, but will also include plant-based materials, while applications for ribbon clothing will attack materials of animal origin, and sometimes synthetic and natural blends. Moth control involves good hygiene, proper identification and possible use of pesticides.



Silverfish resemble a fiery beard that has a carrot-shaped body and three extensions with long feathers at the ends of the body. Snakehead fish are wingless with a flat body and are usually covered with scales. They are silver for metallic flames. Females lay eggs in crevices, under objects or even in the open air. To incubate eggs requires a temperature of 72 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit with a humidity of 50 to 75%. Snakehead fish hide during the day when they are not disturbed. Silverfish eat protein and carbohydrates and are cannibalistic. Snakehead is not limited to temperature or humidity and can be found anywhere in buildings. They are feeders for paper products, cotton, silk, viscose, linen and preferred starch products.



No, not the Red Hot Chili Peppers bass player. The common flea is dark in color and laterally flat with fur pointing backwards. Fleas have sucking lips that are used to drink the blood of mammals and birds. Ticks undergo complete metamorphosis, starting from the egg stage to larva, pupa, and adult. There are many types of fleas, including cats, dogs, humans, and squirrels. Although Fleaster has a preferred host, this does not mean that it will avoid attacks by other types of hosts. Most fleas prefer heat to cold and leave their host when they die. This behavior is a possible cause of bubonic plague because the tick has left its host and moved to a new host. Ticks are attracted to movement. They often enter empty houses and the vibration of the movement causes fleas to come out of their hiding places and attack intruders.


Cat Flea

Lice are parasites that feed on the blood of every warm-blooded body. They are one of the most important groups of pests, as they not only cause discomfort by biting, but can also transmit several diseases. Cat fleas are the most common house fleas. They are found in the United States and around the world, most commonly in cats and dogs. However, they can also be found on other urban hosts, including possums, foxes, mongooses, and occasionally rats. Read on to learn more about cat fleas, including how to detect cat flea bites.

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Dog Flea

Lice are common parasites that feed on the blood of warm-blooded bodies. Ticks cause discomfort through their irritating bites, but also because they can transmit various diseases. Dog fleas are one of the types of fleas found in homes. Dog fleas get their common name from dogs, which are one of their two favorite hosts, and rabbits the other. Dog fleas are found in the United States and around the world.

European Starlings

The European starling was introduced from Europe to New York in the late 19th century to transport the animals mentioned in Shakespeare’s works to America. The population of this bird has increased rapidly and is a nuisance pest in both urban and rural areas, making starling control and management a must. European starlings gather in large flocks. Noise and droppings from starlings are unacceptable and can cause economic losses to grain and feed. The European starling is found in southern Alaska, southern Canada, the United States, and northern Mexico. Read on to find out how to get rid of starlings.

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Crickets can be distinguished from their grasshopper relatives by the way they use their wings. The cricket has its wings folded around its body while the grasshopper carries it folded on top of itself. Crickets, camel crickets and field crickets are the three most common intruder crickets. Crickets eat plants as well as insects and each other. They can damage paper or fabric if there are too many of them. Food-stained or sweat-stained clothing is a common target. Fighting crickets includes properly cared for shrubs and lawns, removing port stains in homes, minimizing electricity and using outside lighting, closing openings in homes, keeping doors airtight, and protecting all windows.

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The name Earwig comes from the superstition that these insects would attack sleeping people’s ears and their brains. The color varies from pale brown with dark scars to reddish brown to black with pale legs. Clamps are the most visible feature extending from the tip of the abdomen. They have 2 pairs of wings: forewings, leathery, short and meeting in a straight line at the back, and hindwings, with fan-shaped membranes folded under the forewings. Ears are nocturnal, active at night and hide in damp and shady places during the day. They can be found under pots, rocks, tree trunks and in mulch. Ears feed on living or dead plants and insects.

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Potato Bug

The original name of the Colorado potato beetle is the Jerusalem cricket. It is brown in color with black stripes on the belly and has a large head. These crickets are nocturnal and can be found by turning rocks and wood. They eat insects and other spiders. The Jerusalem cricket is known to have a strong bite for defense, but not poison. They are not considered aggressive, but defend themselves when manipulated or abused. Colorado beetles like to hide under rocks and gravel and in drier climates. They love to eat other insects, rotting plants and roots, and, as you might have guessed, potatoes.

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Adult millipedes are long, flat, worm-like, and can have more than a hundred pairs of legs. They have 15 to more than 150 segments and each segment has a pair of legs. The color is usually yellowish to dark brown and sometimes has dark stripes. Some types of millipedes can cause bites that are painful, but not fatal. All millipedes have poisonous jaws which they use to kill their prey. Most centipedes are nocturnal, they come out at night unless disturbed. They can be found in areas of high humidity such as bark, rotting tree trunks, under rocks, litter, leaf piles, and cuttings. Centipedes are mostly carnivores and get the moisture they need from their prey. People say these children are useful for cleaning the house of unwanted pests such as cockroaches and moths. Homemade centipedes love to hide in bathroom holes, so be careful!

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Adults are usually cylindrical and wormy with up to a hundred pairs of legs. They usually have more than 20 segments on the body, and each segment has two pairs of legs. They are black to brownish, but there are also red, orange or dotted patterns. Adult females can lay hundreds of eggs or corrosive substances in the soil which hatch within a few weeks and usually reach maturity within a few years. Polypods are usually found in places with high humidity and decaying vegetation. They also feed on decaying organic matter, such as plant material, but they feed on dead insects and have been known to eat their melted skin to replace lost calcium.

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Scorpio has eight legs, a pair of pincers, a funnel, and a tail with a stinger. Scorpion stings are somewhat non-venomous and in most cases no more venomous than wasp stings, although some species are more venomous than others. Scorpio stings when crushed or disturbed. Outside you can find scorpions under rocks, tree trunks and loose bark. Scorpios are most active at night. They are attracted to wetlands. Control methods include removing unnecessary stones, logs, debris, or debris. Also, make sure the house is tightly closed.

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This cake is known as a “skirt roll” because it rolls into a solid ball when disturbed. Sparrows are not considered insects, but arthropods. They are concave on the top, but flat on the bottom with 7 pairs of legs. Eggs are laid and hatched in pouches, which are located at the bottom of the bud. Chickens are restricted to areas of high humidity because they lack a breath lock and a waxy outer layer on the exoskeleton to prevent water loss. Cakes remain dormant and hidden during the day and can be found around building bases, around trash cans, planks, rocks, and other quiet areas. They feed on decaying organic matter such as plants and sometimes animals.



Soybean bed bugs, like chickens, are classified as arthropods. They protrude on the upper part of the body and are flat or hollow on the underside with 7 pairs of legs. Soybeans don’t shrink into balls like chickens. Eggs are placed and hatched in a pouch, which is located on the underside of the beetle. Soybeans are confined to areas of high humidity because they do not have a breath lock and a waxy outer layer on the exoskeleton to prevent water loss. Soybee beetles remain dormant and hidden during the day to minimize water loss and can be found around building foundations, debris, planks, rocks and other quiet areas. They feed on decaying organic matter such as plants and sometimes animals.



There are many types of beetles or some are quite colorful. They come in various sizes and shapes. Beetles can usually be found outside under rocks or on trees. Many insects are attracted to light and present more discomfort than others. Beetles can be useful by eating unwanted insects and pest larvae. Many people are curious about bugs and want additional information that requires special identification. Common beetles found in households are rice grain (likes to eat and hide in grains and seeds), grain beetles (likes to infect stored grains and other dry foods), barn or red beetles ( likes to live in dark places), are found in and around houses and other buildings and in attics – they like to eat animal and plant waste) and carpet beetles (likes to eat woolen textiles such as carpets and feathers).

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Boxelder Bug

The boxelder bug is black with orange or red markings. In the fall, they leave the host tree and structure for the winter. They do not sting and rarely bite. The best time to control insects is when they burn in late fall and early spring. When someone is crushed, they leave a dye that stains clothes and carpets. They love nature when the weather is nice, hanging out in parks or gardens, meadows or forests.

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Leaf Footed Bug

These long-legged, thick-thighed bugs are actually more scared of you than you are of them. Even with their spiky edges, leaf-footed bugs will abandon scene at the slight hint of danger. Sometimes they can emit a loud noise or foul odor if they feel threatened. They like to eat plant juices, and they love living inside prairie plants, trees, bushes and shrubs.

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Stink Bug

Bed bugs usually like to eat fruit. Nymphs also like to eat fruits, as well as stems and leaves from plants and flowers. This six-legged insect is a gray-brown triangular-shaped reptile that got its name because it emits an unpleasant odor on its hindquarters when injured. Bed bugs roam outside in the warmer months of the year and attack homes when it’s cold outside. They destroy plants when they are plentiful and get into trouble after making a home in your home.



Spring tails are very small insects measuring about 1/25 to 1/12 of an inch. They can be found in places where there is damp, moldy or organic waste, such as bathrooms, kitchens, and basements. The spring tail is whitish to gray and has no wings. Tail feathers do not bite. They feed on fungi, spores, algae and decaying plant material. Tail feathers are attracted to light and, because of their size, can crawl under doors to get into structures. Getting rid of these insects focuses on controlling humidity, drainage, and reducing mulch and other materials around the foundation of the house.



Adult carpet beetles are usually found outdoors in late spring to summer on flowers that feed on pollen and nectar; Adults are relatively short-lived. Carpet-busting beetle larvae remain larvae for an average of seven to 11 months, but are known to remain in this state for up to 20 months. They feed on natural animal by-products – wool, hair, horns, fur, skin, silk, and fur – which produce irregular holes; they also eat plant material such as pressed flowers and plants, rye and wheat flour, and other packaged foods.

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Camel Crickets

Camel crickets got their common name because of their humped appearance, which is similar to that of a camel. Also known as cave crickets or crickets, this species is found in caves as well as in damp, cool areas under damp leaves, rocks, and rotting tree trunks. They are widespread in the United States and around the world, and have a lifespan of about one to two years. Camel crickets do not have sound-producing organs and therefore do not sing. In addition, unlike other cricket species, adult crickets do not have wings. With their long limbs, camel crickets jump when they are frightened as this is the only defense mechanism that must deter predators. Read on to learn more about camel barbecue.

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Centipedes are sometimes referred to as domestic millipedes or “millipedes” because of their many pairs of legs. They are common throughout most of the United States and around the world. Centipedes are rarely seen by humans because of their nocturnal activity and the speed with which they move. Most millipedes live more than a year, some even up to six. Read on to learn more about centipedes.

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Ears are thin insects that get their name from the ancient European myth that they crawl into people’s ears and dig into their brains while they sleep. Although this superstition has no scientific basis, the forceps located on the back of the earlobe are quite frightening to many people. There are more than 20 types of ears in the United States. Read on to learn more about ear control and how to remove ears.



Many species of ladybugs are considered important beneficial insects because they feed on insatiable herbivorous insects such as aphids, caterpillars, mites and scales, which damage crops and garden crops. However, some ladybugs are destructive and eat plants such as Mexican beans and pumpkins. During the spring and summer months, ladybug populations usually grow as the season favors soft greenery and aphid invasion. In autumn, adults seek shelter to overwinter, also under leaves, rocks, and wood. Other species of ladybugs are known to inhabit structures such as buildings and houses. Most species of ladybugs pose no threat to human health. However, the colorful Asian beetle is known to exacerbate asthma and cause allergic reactions in some people, a strong cause of ladybug pest control. They also emit an unpleasant yellow protective liquid smell that can stain anything they touch.



Despite its name, moss is not a real fly. Sometimes called mosses and sea flies, they are aquatic insects and an important food source for fish and reptiles. These insects get their name from their characteristic May appearance, although they may appear sooner or later depending on the species and environmental conditions. Mayfires are known for their two or three tails, which are often longer than their bodies. If you need to get rid of flies on your property, it is recommended that you hire a pest control specialist.

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Periodical Cicadas

Periodic crickets, sometimes called 17-year-old crickets, are large flying insects known for the loud hum that males make to attract mates. These insects are often mistakenly called grasshoppers, even though they are not related. While annual crickets appear every year, periodic crickets appear every 13 or 17 years.

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Pillbugs (Rollie Pollies)

Pill beetles, sometimes called “turtlenecks”, are the only crustaceans fully adapted to live their lives on land. This pest got its nickname due to the fact that the pill beetle can curl up into a tight ball if disturbed. The pill louse lives worldwide, and Armadillidium vulgare is the most common species in the United States. If you have an infection, read below to find out how to get rid of bugs using pills.

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Silverfish get their name from the silvery metallic appearance of the insect and its fish-like shape and movement. The snakehead fish is also known as the “feathered tail” because of its three long, feather-like or tail-like appendages on the back of the body. Silverfish are found in the United States and are commonly found in damp, damp areas of the home such as bathrooms, basements, and attics. They tend to hide their presence from people, which means the damage they cause can also go unnoticed. Read on to learn more about fighting silverfish and how to get rid of silverfish.

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Springtails (Snow Fleas)


Spring snakes are very common around nearby vegetation ponds, ditches, and other wetlands. In winter, snow lice appear on sunny days and gather in large numbers around logs where the snow has melted. Due to their small size, they look like specks or ash on the snow surface. Snow lice feed on decaying plant material. Because of this, getting rid of snow fleas indoors can be very difficult. Snow lice prefer moist soil, rotting tree trunks, leaf molds and mildew. Snow lice do not cause structural damage and do not bother homeowners. In addition, snow fleas do not pose a threat to pets because they are not fleas at all. Their only food is rotting plant food.

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Spotted Lanternfly

The spotted flashlight is a relatively new invasive species to the United States. Born in Asia, namely China, India and Vietnam, the spotted flashlight was first documented in 2014 in the US in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is now considered an invasive species in southeastern Pennsylvania, southwestern New Jersey, northern Delaware, and northern Virginia. They pose a major threat to agriculture in the areas where they invade. Read on to learn more, including information on pest control and how to get rid of spotted lanterns.

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Sawtooth Beetle

There are many different types of beetles, but the most common are the grain beetle, the food beetle, the pharmacist beetle, and the cigarette beetle, with beetles being the most common. The easiest way to deal with this bug is to get rid of the infected material. The use of pesticides is limited as food is handled. Freezing, heating, or disposing of contaminated food can eliminate pests.

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Boring is a species of beetle. Small grain weeds are “primary pests”, which refers to the damage they cause to stored grain products and other foods (secondary pests follow damaged grains that become the main food pests). Small grain beetles are dark brown or black with small holes in the wings. The barrel reduces the grain to a simple bowl. The most common infection occurs through whole grains such as corn or wheat. Controls include removing infected sources, freezing or boiling food, or in extreme cases, smoking. Boredom, when it dies, has an odor that leaves contaminated food contaminated.

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Dark-colored caterpillars have a dark black color and are spicy, while yellow mealworms have a glossy black or dark brown color. Food worms are the largest insects that infect stored products. The female lays eggs, pea-shaped and white. Eggs are coated with a sticky liquid that causes flour and other nutrients to build up inside the egg. Ways to treat these insects include heating and cooling, as well as treating wooden floors, walls, and cracks with pesticides.

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There are many different types of mites. They are divided into food-eating mites, parasitic bird mites, rodents, and fleas that feed on humans and plants. Food mites can live on small fragments of organic matter. Poor hygiene, high temperatures and humidity are common contributors to mite outbreaks. Vacuum, disinfect and stabilize the environment for the first mite control. Restricted pesticide treatments may be used with limited effectiveness due to contaminated food sources.

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Moth eggs are deposited wherever the larvae’s food is and are usually attached to food sources. Infection can be controlled through the application of pesticides by removing infected product and cleaning food storage areas. Moths eat seeds, dried fruit, bird seeds, and old dog food. Some moths leave an odor and contaminate infected grain.



The giver of life lays eggs in the grain. She will make a hole, lay an egg, then close the hole again so the egg can hatch and eat the inside of the nipple. Life is usually limited to grain stored and transported by humans. Food sources are corn, wheat, nuts, and seeds. The way to fight it is the destruction of the infected food source or through heat and cold.

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Deer Mice

The deer rat feeds at dusk and dawn and prefers insects, seeds, nuts, berries and small fruits. Deer rats often nest in protected open spaces such as old fence posts, hollow logs, or piles of debris. During the winter months, deer mice can attack homes, garages, sheds, or rarely used vehicles to seek shelter. Inside, attics and basements make deer mice an ideal living space. Deer mice also build their nests in storage boxes, furniture, drawers, and wall cavities. Deer rats transmit the potentially fatal hantavirus syndrome. The disease can be transmitted by contact with rat carcasses or through inhalation of aerosolized urine droplets from infected deer mice.

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Roof Rat

Roof rats are smaller than rats. It is 6 to 8 inches long with a tail that is 7 to 10 inches long. It has large eyes and ears and a pointed snout. Signs of infection are bite marks, fresh feces, damaged items, marks, scrapes and scrapes. Roof rats have poor eyesight and are color blind, but have good senses of hearing, smell, taste and touch. Infectious diseases include bubonic plague, Weil’s disease, rat-bite fever, trichinosis, and food poisoning. Roof rats are usually nocturnal and cautious and will stay away from new items for a while. Roof rats can squeeze through holes half an inch in diameter, leaving many structures vulnerable to infection. The way to control these rodents is through cleanliness, rats protect buildings, remove nests and set traps.

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Norway Rat

The Norwegian rat is the largest of the commensal rodents, 7 to 9 inches in length, with a tail that is 6 to 8 inches long. This rat has a strong snout with small eyes and ears. Signs of infection are bite marks, fresh feces, damaged items, marks, scrapes and scrapes. Norwegian rats have poor eyesight and are color blind, but rely on good hearing, smell, taste and touch. They are good runners, jumpers, swimmers and climbers. Norwegian rats are cautious and shy and will stay away from new objects for a while. Norwegian rats usually nest in cellars or at the bottom of undisturbed piles of debris. These rats prefer meat, fish, and seeds, but will eat almost anything. This rodent control is best achieved through drainage, rodent protection structures, nest removal and possible trapping.

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House Mouse

House mice are the most common rodents. These rodents are about 2 to 3 inches long and their tail is 2 to 4 inches long. The house mouse has a pointed snout with small eyes and large ears. Signs of infection are bite marks, fresh feces, damaged items, marks, scrapes and scrapes. Rats prefer seeds or grains. Rats are also very social. They show aggression towards strangers of their kind, they are also very curious and will discover new things and change their route frequently. A mouse only needs an inch hole to enter a building. The nesting sites are dark, secluded areas made of paper, cotton, packaging materials, and cloth. These rodent control methods include drying buildings, protecting buildings from rodents, moving nests, and setting traps.

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Black Widow

This poisonous spider is the most feared spider in the United States. Females are easily identified by their large glossy black belly and red hourglass on the underside. Females are 1/2 inch or larger while males are about half the size. Males have white spots on the back of the abdomen and red spots on the underside. The irregularly shaped silk net was very strong and made a popping sound when it was broken. The black widow catches insects with nets, wraps them in silk and sucks the body fluids of their prey. Black widow’s saliva dissolves insect tissue so it can be sucked in while eating. The woven silk sack contains hundreds of eggs and is about 1/2 inch in diameter. Widows are more likely to bite someone after they have laid their eggs and are hungry. After two to four weeks, the spider emerges from the sack and twists the silk thread to get out. After mating, the female can eat the male, but if the female is properly fed, the male can be spared. If you are bitten by a black widow, immediately consult a doctor for treatment.

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Brown Recluse

This spider is also known as the violin or thunder spider because the violin cephalothorax is dark brown in color. Many spiders look similar in appearance, which requires identification by an expert. Brown recluses are common in southern to southeastern states. Sometimes they are found elsewhere because they were not found when transporting boxes and packages. They prefer undisturbed places such as: piles of wood, household boxes, debris, storage cabinets, ceilings, cracks and crevices. Due to the spider’s shy behavior, the bite is usually not felt and, if left untreated, can turn into an open ulcer in the next few weeks. Bites of other spiders, insects, and wasps can resemble the bites of a brown solitary animal and can be misdiagnosed because doctors don’t have a sample to identify.

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These spiders are known for their long legs, which can reach up to two inches in length. They would make their nets in barns, basements and roofs. The dungeon spider hangs its belly in its web. They will shake their nets if disturbed. These spiders are useful for the insects they eat but impractical because of the webs they form. This spider is often mistaken for the father’s long legs.

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Ground Spider

Land spiders are eight-legged arachnids with stripes on their bodies and can be reddish, brown, black, or gray in color. Most land spiders don’t use webs to catch their prey – they crawl after their prey on the ground (hence the name!). They are not known to be highly toxic to humans.

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Jumping Spider

Jumping spiders, also known as Salticidae, also known as Charlies, Salties or Herbies, actually dance more than they jump, according to scientists. In addition, the name “Salticidae” is Latin for “pantomime dance”. Unlike most of their cousins, these individuals are active during the day and love to bask in the sun. They are usually black in color and have thick, short legs. Jumping spiders are known to have the best views of all arachnids. They like to build their net shelters under furniture, in crevices in floors and around windows and doors.

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The weavers of the world will ripen in the fall, when they are most visible. The ball weaver is known for his colorful markings and the intricate webs he builds. Ball weavers are useful rather than harmful and are usually found outdoors. It is usually not a native invader and is usually woven between shrubs and branches.

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The passion spider finds its way into the house in the hot summer months. The spider’s body length is 1/4 to 1/2 inch. The belly is gray-brown with a whitish band around it. Parsnip spiders are hunters that do not make webs but build nests. Usually found outside in firewood or rocks.



The body of the tarantula is 3 1/2 inches with a wingspan of 9 1/2 inches with the legs. Tarantulas have the ability to bite, but they rarely do so. They are slow and easy to use. In the early summer months, males look for females to mate. Tarantulas can live up to 20 years and have strange habits. They usually form holes and live underground. They do not twist the web to catch prey, but instead leave a net line warning them of approaching prey.

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Wolf spiders are often confused with tarantulas because they are also large, hairy spiders. Wolf spiders have eyes in three rows, in contrast to normal spiders, which only have two rows of eyes. These spiders are hunters and do not build webs to catch their prey. Its body is 1 to 1-1/2 inches and has a leg span of 3 to 4 inches. They usually form holes and live underground. They do not make nets and hunt their prey.

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L. geometrischeus is a recent transplant from South Africa; It is a tropical spider that has spread to southeastern America, particularly the Gulf Coast. So far, it has been found in California from San Diego County in the south to Los Angeles County in the north and all the way east to Riverside County. Of all the Latrodectus species, the brown widow is the most prolific breeder; a female can give birth to 5,000 young spiders per season. Brown widow spiders weave scattered webs that can be found in many places around buildings and gardens. The most popular accommodations include plastic lawn chairs, plastic pots and birds of paradise – wherever there is shelter hiding. Females bite, but brown widows are reportedly much more shy than their black widow cousins. Bites are rarely fatal. If you are bitten, call your doctor or go to the emergency room immediately.

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Hobo Spiders

The wandering spider builds a funnel web that opens at both ends, with one end extending outward into a broad, slightly curved leaf. Evacuation tunnels are usually constructed at the back of the network leading to deep crevices or other protected areas. From late June to October, males often roam in search of mates. During the period of prime activity in August and September, some digging males can literally penetrate the ground surface of a building each day. Male wild spiders are responsible for more bites than female spiders because they come into contact with humans through this migratory habit. Wandering spiders can be found in almost any habitat that has holes, cracks, or crevices that can aid tunnel formation. Because they are poor climbers, they are rarely found above ground. They visit dark and damp areas and are most commonly found in basements, window wells, and crawl spaces. The wandering spider will bite the defenses; However, there is debate about the effects of wild spider bites, as these spiders are often confused with other species. In fact, misinformation about wild spiders is so common that it was previously thought to cause necrotic lesions similar to those of the brown recluse spider. However, much of the evidence in such cases is circumstantial. The common thought is that a wandering spider bite causes only mild pain and redness.

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House Spiders

The house spider gets its name from the fact that it is usually the most common spider indoors. This is a nuisance pest, perhaps more because of its webs than the spider itself. House spiders are found worldwide and are common in the United States and Canada. Read on for more information, including tips on controlling house spiders. The female house spider lays about 250 eggs in a silken sack which is brown in color and round in shape. There may be more than one pocket on the network at the same time. A female house spider can produce up to 17 pouches for a total of more than 3,760 eggs in her lifetime. The eggs hatch in about 7-10 days. Adults can live a year or more.
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Africanized (“Killer”) Bees

The African bee is a hybrid species of the Western bee. These so-called killer bees were created by mating bees from South Africa and honey bees native to Brazil. African bees were first identified in Brazil in the 1950s, but quickly spread to Central and South America after several swarms escaped quarantine. The first African bee in the US was discovered in 1985 in an oil field in California. Then, in 1990, the first permanent African bee colony came to Texas from Mexico. Today, African bees live in southern California, southern Nevada, Arizona, Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, western Louisiana, southern Arkansas, and central and southern Florida.
African honey bees are dangerous stinging insects known to hunt humans for more than a quarter of a mile if they are excited and aggressive. That’s why they got the nickname “killer bees”.
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Bumble Bees

Disturbed beehive dwellers will buzz. They aggressively defend their nests. Bees often nest on the ground, but can also be found above ground around patios or decks. Sometimes they build their essence in the attic. As part of their aggressive nest defense, bees hunt hive intruders from great distances. Bee stings are one of the most painful. Unlike bees, bees can sting more than once.

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Carpenter Bees

Carpenter bees get their common name from their habit of piercing wood. Carpentry bees do not eat wood, but instead destroy structures by drilling round holes to make tunnels in trees. Unlike other common bees, such as bees and bees that live in colonies, carpenter bees are not social insects and build individual nests in trees outdoors or in frames, roofs, or on the walls of buildings.

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Honey Bees

Honey bees get their common name from honey, which they make with the help of flower nectar. They are social insects found all over the world and are very useful because of their role in pollination. In the United States alone, honey bees pollinate more than 100 plants. The two most common honeybees in the United States are the common and moderately obedient European bee and the much more aggressive African bee. Read on if you want to learn more, including information on how to manage, care for, and control honey bees.

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Bald-faced Hornets

The bald bee is not a real bee, but a relative of the yellow vest and other wasps. It gets its common name for its mostly black color and mostly white face, and is often referred to as the bumblebee because of its size and aggressive nature.

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European Hornet

The European bee, also known as the giant wasp or brown wasp, got its common name from its introduction from Europe to the New York area in the 19th century. European bees are now found from the east coast west to east of Dakota and south through Iowa and Illinois to New Orleans. The European bee is much larger than the yellow vest and, unlike most stinging insects, can be nocturnal. Read on to learn more about European bee removal and destruction.

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Open Pipe Mud Daubers

Mud mud is the common name for the wasps that build their mud nests. There are many types of wasps called mud salve, such as: B. Organ tube mud salve, black and yellow mud salve, and blue mud salve. Mud stains are commonly found in the United States. Read on to learn more about mud bites and how to get rid of mud.

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Paper Wasps

Paper wasps get their common name from the paper-like material they use to build their nests. Paper wasps are sometimes called parasitic wasps because of their distinctive nest shape. Paper axes are a group of several types of living axes. These stinging insects are semi-social creatures as they usually live in small colonies but have no working class. There are about 22 known species of paper wasps in North America and hundreds worldwide. Some other species of this insect species are ring paper wasp, Apache paper wasp, dominulus paper wasp, dorsalis paper wasp and gold paper wasp. The paper wasp group includes wasps and yellow wasps, potters and masons wasps, spider wasps and long-waisted paper wasps. Read on to learn more, including information on paper wasp stings and paper wasp removal.
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Velvet Ants, a.k.a. Cow Killers Ants

Cow killer ants dig holes in the beehives of earthen bees and wasps and lay their eggs on the larvae inside. When an immature velvet ant is born, it will eat its host and then turn its cocoon into a host pupa. Cow killer ants usually walk a little unstable on the ground, especially in the warm summer months in barren or sandy areas. These pests sometimes attack insect prey structures. Male velvet ants are often found on flowers, although some species are nocturnal. Female velvet ants have a very strong sting that has earned them the nickname “cow killer”. Male red velvet ants do not have a stinger but have wings.
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Yellow vests are social insects that live in nests or colonies of up to 4,000 workers. They are most active in late summer and early fall when the colony is at its peak. Yellow vests feed on sweets and protein, so these pests often attack at outdoor events. Yellow jackets can be found everywhere people. They build paperboard nests out of chewed cellulose, which can usually be found on floors or in cave-like areas such as roofs and ceilings. The yellow vest sting poses a significant threat to human health because it is territorial and stings when threatened. They are known to sting repeatedly and cause allergic reactions. Yellow vests and other stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to emergency rooms every year.

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Bald-faced Hornets

The bald bee is not a real bee, but a relative of the yellow vest and other wasps. It gets its common name for its mostly black color and mostly white face, and is often referred to as the bumblebee because of its size and aggressive nature.

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Subterranean Termites

Western subterranean termites pose a serious problem in western North America, which of course means California These pests are “disturbed” in parts of central and southern California. These termites are very destructive to most of the trees used in construction. They quickly eat the construction wood inside and out, which obviously causes damage and destroys the integrity of the part. Subterranean termites can be recognized by their honeycomb shell, which remains full of partially absorbed wood and debris. These pests also love wetlands and can do more damage because moisture is essential for their survival.

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Western drywood termites are found mainly in coastal areas of California. Drywood termites colonize blankets, where temperatures can rise above 131 F. There they find their colonies in wood with better temperatures, such as ceiling joists, whose undersides are cooled by the air conditioning system below. Drywood termites feed on the natural seeds of trees and feed on spring and summer wood. Dry wood termites will make the rooms connected by tunnels, the walls of which are smooth as if they were smooth. When conditions are dry, dry wood termites gather at the bottom of each chamber, covering the space with dirt. It takes expert knowledge to know where to look for termite activity, then analyze the findings and assess whether treatment is needed, and what kind of treatment will work to arrest any termite activity found. Budget Pest Control has highly trained termite specialists that can look over your property, then help you decide the best course of action. 

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During the day the subterranean termites swarm, in the spring swarms appear. Colonies are located underground, mostly below ice lines and above water masses and rock formations. Subterranean termites build mud pipes to travel through adverse conditions and carry them from the colony to food sources. Expert knowledge is needed to know where to look for termite activity, then analyze the results and assess whether treatment is needed and what type of treatment is effective in stopping termite activity found. Budget Pest Control has highly trained termite specialists who can inspect your property and then help you decide on the best course of action.

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Dumpwood termites find their colonies in damp, decaying wood, are often found on old trees, stumps, and logs, and are known to attack boreholes, pillars, and fences. Dumpwood termites feed on natural grains and love spring and summer trees. These termite-excavated rooms are connected by tunnels with walls as smooth as finely honed wood. Dumpwood termites seal each space with their own fecal pellets that accumulate at the bottom of the chamber. Expert knowledge is needed to know where to look for termite activity, then analyze the results and assess whether treatment is needed and what type of treatment is effective in stopping termite activity found. Budget Pest Control has highly trained termite specialists who can inspect your property and then help you decide on the best course of action.

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Damp Wood Termites

Wetwood termites love to live in – you guessed it – wet, damp areas that have plenty of wood to roam around. They are widespread in Pacific countries, so California is once again at risk from these invasive and destructive termites. In contrast to subterranean termites, moist wood termites feed on tree seeds, which makes the surface appear almost “gritty” once finished. They just love wet wood. So if the construction comes into contact with moist soil or, for example, a water leak, you will find it there.

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Conehead Termites

Originally known as “wood termites”, the cone-shaped termites thrive on eating wood. They are named “conical head termites” to dispel the misconception that this pest only occurs in trees and because of the conical shape of their warrior heads. This invasive species was born in the Caribbean and was first introduced to the United States in 2001. These termites usually spend their time in their colony, but also go outside to build satellite nests in trees, shrubs, or even outdoors. They also contaminate fences, paper products, and other sources of cellulose to which they have access. This type of termite is very aggressive and can cause devastating damage in a short time if not detected.
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Formosan Termites

Formos, they are the most voracious, aggressive, and dangerous of the more than 2,000 termite species known to science that chew wood, have floors, and even wallpaper yet to be termites are a species of subterranean termites with three distinct castes: tool (or reproductive), soldiers, and workers. Often referred to as “supertermites”

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Blacklegged (Deer) Ticks

The black-legged tick (deer) is a well-known biting spider named for its dark legs. Black-legged ticks are sometimes referred to as deer ticks because their preferred adult host is white-tailed deer. In the Midwest, the black-legged tick is known as the bear tick. The deer tick is found primarily in the northeast, mid-Atlantic, southeast, and north-central United States, but extends as far as Mexico. These ticks are of great medical importance because they can transmit Lyme disease, anaplasmosis, human babesiosis, Powassan encephalitis, and others.

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American Dog Ticks

The American tick, also known as the wood tick, got its name because adult ticks prefer to eat domestic dogs, combined with a tick species found only in North America. The American dog flea belongs to the tough flea family, which means it has a tough outer shield. American dog fleas are known to carry bacteria that cause disease in humans, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which spreads when they suck blood from their hosts. Exposure to these ticks is most likely to occur in the spring and early summer.

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Brown Dog Ticks


The brown dog tick got its common name because of its overall reddish-brown color and because it’s common in domestic dogs. Although this species is most common indoors and in cages, it does not usually bite people. However, on rare occasions, this occurs in the absence of a canine host. On dogs or other animals, brown dog fleas should be removed as soon as possible. These ticks are found in the United States and around the world, usually in warmer climates. Read on if you want to learn more about brown dog fleas, including flea treatment and removal.

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Rocky Mountain Wood Ticks

The woodlice in the Rocky Mountains takes its name from its primary distribution in the states of the Rocky Mountains, including Colorado, Idaho and Montana. This type of tick has a preferred habitat in forested areas such as meadows, lawns and forests. Rocky Mountain woodlice can transmit Rocky Mountain spot fever, neck lice, tularemia, and cause tick paralysis.

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Lone Star Ticks

The lonely star tick takes its name from the single silvery white spot on the female’s back. This tick is more common in humans than any other tick species in eastern and southeastern states. Bites of solitary star ticks sometimes cause circular skin rashes and can transmit disease. It is important to immediately begin removing individual star ticks.

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Asian Longhorned Ticks

The Asian elongated tick is a new type of tick discovered in the United States. Native to East and Central Asia, this tick was first cited in the Americas in 2017 and is known for its ability to reproduce without mating. So far, this type of tick has been found in 16 states in the southwest and northeast: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina. .. West Virginia. Read on to learn more about the Asian elongated tick, including its size, the diseases transmitted by the elongated tick, and how to find a destroyer near you.


Tree Squirrels

Tree squirrels get their common name from those found in wooded and urban areas with trees. They nest, avoid predators, and gather food in trees. “Tree squirrel” is a broad term for several species, including foxes, gray squirrels, flying squirrels, and red squirrels. Read on to learn more about squirrel facts.

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Opossums are the only marsupials in North America. They live in many parts of the United States except in the Rocky Mountains, the western plains, and parts of the north. Possums usually live alone and are only active at night. Although related to kangaroos, possums are much slower and emit a foul odor when threatened. These wild animals can survive in a variety of conditions and locations thanks to their flexible diet and reproductive habits. If you are facing an infection, possum removal should be done by a professional.

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Raccoons, also known as “kuni”, are mammals that are rare during the day due to their nocturnal habits. Raccoons are found in the United States, but are more common in the forested eastern part of the country than the drier western plains. Read on if you want more facts about raccoons.

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Voles are active day and night all year round. They don’t hibernate. Voles feed on plants, mainly grass and seeds, as well as bark, seeds, insects, and animal remains. Voles can have one to five litters per year, with an average of five puppies in each litter. Rat populations fluctuate, usually peaking every two to five years. Distribution, food quality, climate and physiological stresses all affect population size. Will build a tunnel with several entrances for holes. One system can contain many adults and teenagers. Voles can cause significant damage to gardens, tree plantations and crops. The Voles eat grain as well as destroy it as they build an extensive system of pathways and tunnels. Voles can also damage lawns, golf courses, and dirt roofs. Voles rarely come into contact with humans and therefore do not pose a serious public health hazard; However, they are capable of transmitting diseased organisms such as plague and tularemia.

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Bats are nocturnal, flying animals known to inhabit dark and secluded places. Since the discovery of the first bat fossils 53 million years ago, scientists have identified more than 980 species of bats worldwide, 40 of which live in the United States. Bats can live up to 30 years, depending on the species. Below you can read more facts about bats, including how to identify and get rid of bats.

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Cockroaches are also known as woodpeckers or pipers. They belong to the squirrel family. There are six species of woodpeckers and guinea pigs in the United States. These animals usually attack fields and vegetable gardens and eat or destroy landscape vegetables and crops. Although cockroaches are slow runners, they quickly rush to their burrows when they sense danger. The main predators of hedgehogs are eagles, foxes, coyotes, nuts, dogs and humans. However, motorized vehicles kill many hedgehogs every year. Read on to learn more about woodpeckers and how to get rid of woodpeckers.

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Flying Squirrels

Flying squirrels are small squirrels. Despite its name, flying squirrels actually glide rather than fly. They stretch their legs, spreading folds of skin between the forelegs and hind legs to form a kind of parachute with which they can glide from branch to branch. Flying squirrels only become pests if they settle in attics, where they can cause odor and damage with their urine and keep people awake with their nighttime activities. However, from a medical point of view, flying squirrels are not very bothersome. While these squirrels are involved in the spread of disease in humans, transmission through liveliness is rare. Below you will find more facts and information about flying squirrels.
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Prairie Dogs

Prairie dogs are fat rodents that live in colonies called cities. French researchers call them “little dogs” because of their frequent barking sounds. Today North America has about two million acres of prairie dog colonies of five species, mainly in the Great Plains. The most common and widespread is the black-tailed prairie dog, named after its black-tipped tail. Read more facts about prairie dogs below.
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Pigeons prefer grain for food, and humans usually feed pigeons unknowingly by spilling food or opening it in an open trash can. Pigeons spend the night above ground and like to nest in pillars and in cavities outside buildings and other protected areas. Pigeons depend on humans to provide food, shelter, and nesting sites. They are commonly found in agricultural areas, as well as in barns, feed mills, and barns. They are also common in cities near parks, buildings, bridges, and other structures. Pigeons are dirty birds that cause disease and damage. Their droppings are known to cause humans to slip and fall, and accelerate the aging of structures and statues. This makes it important to get rid of pigeons in high traffic areas. Seriously, pigeons can transmit diseases such as cryptococcosis, toxoplasmosis, salmonella, food poisoning, and others. In addition, their feces can inhibit the growth of the fungus that causes histoplasmosis. Other pests that can live on this bird include lice, lice, mites, ticks, and other pests. Pests can also attack nests as pests of stored products. If you find pigeons staying overnight on your property, contact a professional immediately to discuss appropriate pigeon control courses.
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American Dog TicksThe woodpecker is a species of bird that gets its common name from its habit of regularly biting wood for food, protection, and companionship. Woodpeckers are considered a nuisance or harmful pest when they attack wooden structures. However, woodpeckers are protected nationally, so the prevention or control/administration of woodpeckers is subject to federal law. Please keep this in mind when considering how to get rid of woodpeckers. There are 22 species of woodpeckers in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.

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European Starlings

The European starling was introduced from Europe to New York in the late 19th century to transport the animals mentioned in Shakespeare’s works to America. The population of this bird has increased rapidly and is a nuisance pest in both urban and rural areas, making starling control and management a must. European starlings gather in large flocks. Noise and droppings from starlings are unacceptable and can cause economic losses to grain and feed. The European starling is found in southern Alaska, southern Canada, the United States, and northern Mexico. Read on to find out how to get rid of starlings.

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Indian Meal Moths

Indian caterpillars like to eat dried fruits, seeds, seeds, nuts, chocolate, candies, bird seeds, dog food, powdered milk, dried red peppers and sweets. Attracted to light, these insects can be found all over the world in food storage areas, such as in grocery stores. Indian mealworms infect food and can contaminate food.
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Merchant Grain Beetles

The body shape of the commercial grain beetle allows it to crawl in packs to eat, live, and have babies. Commercial grain beetles can be found in cupboards or in grocery or warehouse rooms. Commercial grain beetles can infect stored food and contaminate food.

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Powderpost Beetles

Adult mealybugs are nocturnal, love to fly, and are attracted to light. Dust beetles usually attack hardwood and can be found on hardwood floors, wood and boxes, antiques, and other items made of hardwood. Some researchers believe that the dust beetle is second only to termites in the United States in terms of the destructive power of wood and wood products.
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Varied Carpet Beetles

This pest likes to eat carpets, woolen cloth, dead insects, skin, feathers, horns, hair, silk, and bones. It takes a variety of carpet beetles from egg to adult from 249-354 days to three years. A variety of carpet beetles can be found in apartments in the attic, oriental rugs, rugs and wall-to-wall wood rugs. Various carpet beetles feed on dead insects, but they also eat upholstery and carpet, so they can damage these materials. They can also damage the fabric of clothing.

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Kissing Bugs

Mostly nocturnal pests, kissing insects hide during the day and feed on the blood of mammals (including humans), birds, and reptiles at night. Feeding usually takes 20-30 minutes. During this time, they inject pain reliever into their saliva, similar to bed bugs, so that the host does not know they have been bitten by a bed bug. Kissing insects can enter homes through open windows or tear bars; However, they usually live in hollow trees inhabited by various small animals such as raccoons, possums and tree mice. Kissing insects sometimes bite people while they are sleeping. People with skin sensitivity to insect saliva may show signs of an allergic reaction such as itching, swelling, redness, etc., but smelling an insect bite usually does not cause a local reaction. Kissing lice also carry the parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, which causes Chagas disease, a potentially fatal disease that affects millions of people worldwide, mainly in Mexico, Central America and South America. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 300,000 people in the United States are infected with the parasite. Symptoms of Chagas disease include fever, fatigue, sore limbs, headache, rash where the parasite entered the body, and swelling around the eyelids.
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House Flies

House flies are the most common flies in and around homes. It is seen all over the world and in the United States. House flies are not only annoying pests when buzzing around the house, they are also potential carriers of disease. Houseflies are short-lived, but can multiply rapidly in large numbers, resulting in large housefly populations if not identified and controlled effectively.
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Fruit Flies

Fruit flies feed on decomposers, especially fruits and vegetables. Fruit flies are small pests that are common in households, restaurants, and other food processing businesses. You’re in damp, rotting material that doesn’t move for several days. Fruit flies are found in unhealthy conditions that pose a potential health risk, especially when in health facilities.

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Horse Flies

Adult horseflies are fast and powerful fliers and can fly more than 50 kilometers, although they usually don’t spread far. They most often attack moving and dark objects. Brakes often stop in lanes and roads, especially in wooded areas where potential hosts are waiting. Brakes are attracted to light and sometimes collect in windows. As a rule, horse flies are forest or forest dwellers. This species usually feeds throughout the day and is best seen on calm, hot, sunny days. Generally, the larvae develop in moist soil near bodies of water. Adult horse flies usually feed on nectar, but females need a blood meal before they can reproduce effectively. The bites of mare flies, especially large specimens, can be very painful because their lips are used for tearing and swallowing, unlike mosquitoes, which only pierce the skin and suck blood. The mare flies are also stubborn and generally continue to bite their hosts until they reach the blood supply or are killed. They are even known to pursue their goals briefly. Some species are carriers of disease, but in the United States, most diseases carried by horseflies affect livestock only.

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Human Lice

Lice are wingless parasites that feed on blood. There are more than 3,000 species of ticks worldwide. The most common types of human lice are head lice, body lice, and crabs.
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Chicken Mites (Bird Mites)

Chicken mites, sometimes called fowl mites, get their common name because they live on the skin of a wide variety of birds, but most often chickens. They become structural pests when they migrate from bird nests into buildings and attack humans. For this reason, poultry mite control is very important for property owners. Chicken mites mainly attack poultry houses and farms and also target poultry households. Read on to learn more about bird mite control and how to control mites.
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House Dust Mites

Dust mites feed on scales (detached skin) on humans and animals. You can also eat protein-based foods and prefer dry foods over moist foods. Females lay up to 80 eggs and there are several stages of immaturity. In the wet months, the population can explode because the mites absorb moisture from the air well. The most common place to find mites is due to the abundance of dandruff in bedding. Dust mites are also found in living rooms, especially on carpets, furniture and clothes. Several home mite test kits are available. People can be allergic to skin and dirt from house dust. These reactions are not some sort of rash, but rather restricted breathing, a common symptom of asthma. Itchy and watery eyes can also be a symptom. About 50-80% of people with asthma can have symptoms due to house dust mites.