Dermestid Beetles: Everything You Need to Know About These Small Creatures

Dermestids, skin beetles, hide beetles, and carpet beetles, all these names describe the beetles of the Dermestidae insect family. The name Dermestidae gives a pretty clear idea of what these insects actually are and what are their attributes.Dermestidae could be broke down into something like this:Derma means SkinEste means to Consume Idae means Insects that consume […]

Chinch Bugs Damage Control Tips

What Are Chinch Bugs?The chinch bug is a pest that is mostly found in a pasture and turf grass grown in most parts of the world, especially in the United States. The bug belongs to the family of Blissidae under the order of Hemiptera. The bugs are known because they cause extensive damage year in, year […]

Bark Beetles – Tiny Pests with Enormous Harms

IntroductionBark beetles are the members of the Scolytinae family which is a subfamily of Curculionidae family. There are around 6000 species of beetles out of which 600 species are bark beetles. California alone is home to more than 200 species of Bark Beetles. They exist worldwide and are usually cylindrical in shape and range around […]

Squash Bugs Control Tips That Work 100%


What Are Squash Bugs?Squash bugs are a scourge, one of the most annoying and cause of distress to gardeners. They are difficult to identify and also kill hence they cause a lot of chaos and havoc. The name squash bugs came about since they are mostly found on squash plants but they also regularity found […]

Things to Know About Black Bees

Evеrу ѕрring wе gеt lоtѕ оf саllѕ аbоut Black bееѕ drilling into lоgѕ, fаѕсiа boards, eaves, dесkѕ аnd оthеr unpainted wood ѕurfасеѕ. Blасk bееѕ are big blасk ѕоlitаrу bееѕ thаt look ѕimilаr to bumble bees but have bаrе, shiny backs whereas bumble bees bасk аrе hairy. Unlikе honey bееѕ thаt rерrоduсе in hivеѕ, Blасk bееѕ […]

How to Spot and Get Rid Of Kissing Bugs

Basic Information About Kissing BugsKissing bugs refer to the insects diseased with Trypanosoma Cruzi. The insects host the parasite that causes Chagas disease. The disease spreads after a person experiences kissing bugs’ bite. The common names for the kissing bugs are cone-nose bugs and chinches. The insects feed on blood during the night, as they prefer […]

Africanized Honey Bees Invasive Species

Africanized bees belong to the order of Hymenoptera of the Insecta class. Their scientific family is Apidae. These are a special breed of bees. They are a hybrid between European and African both honey bees. The specific scientific names are Apis mellifera and A.m. scutellata respectively. Are the two any different? Is it possible to know how to […]

Dealing With Bat Babies Infestation

When Baby bat’s infestation Requires Pest Control MeasuresBats are mammals that constitute around 20% of all the mammal species. Due to their mammalian nature, they have a slow reproduction cycle, with most bats having a single birth on an annual basis. Although they are capable of surviving in most of the climatic conditions, the cultural […]

Facts About Mason Bees

What Are They?Mason bees are the types of bees we commonly see in the garden and different from honey bees in many ways. They are among the easiest types of bee to raise and known to be gentle and non-aggressive. They are called mason bees simply because they use mud and some other kinds of […]

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