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10 Mysterious Facts About Venus Fly Trap

July 12, 2018

Venus fly traps are one of the most interesting creatures in the plant kingdom due to some peculiarities the plant possess. The Dionaea muscipula, or Venus flytrap, is an interesting, carnivorous plant. The plant unlike a normal plant is carnivorous and this implies that the plant is a meat-eater. So many people are fascinated by […]


How to Grow Venus Fly Trap

July 11, 2018

The Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula) is a meat eating plant local to the marshes of North and South Carolina. In these areas, they develop in sandy soil that is high in dampness and acridity however supplement inadequate, in this way, the advancement of its creepy crawly eating capacity. Flytraps, similar to all plants, get their […]


Sand Fly Facts & Bites: How to Get Rid of These Blood-Sucking Summer Nightmare

August 17, 2017

Sandfly is the term used for the flies that belong to the group of flying, biting, and blood-sucking dipterans that usually reside in the sandy parts of the globe. They are known by different names in different parts of the world. Some of their genres are large enough like the horse flies, while there are […]


Sawfly Damage & How to Get Rid of Them

August 15, 2017

True sawflies have a saw-like appendage right at the tip of their bodies, and from this, they get their name “sawflies.”  The basal hymenopteran lineages have developed these saw-like ovipositor cutting and have been separately categorized into paraphyletic grouping. The female sawflies use this appendage to inject their eggs into upper leaf surface. Sawflies have […]


Flesh Fly Identification & Facts, How to Get Rid of Them in Your House?

August 15, 2017

Flesh Flies belong to the family Sarcophagidae, the word itself derived from the Greek words meaning “flesh-eating.” The difference between flesh flies and regular flies lies in the fact that the former leaves maggots on dead animal carcasses, fecal matter or open wounds when the opportunity presents itself. The latter is more prone to deposit eggs. […]


How to Prevent and Treat Deer Fly’s Painful Bites? (Four Methods to Control)

August 14, 2017

Deer flies belong to the family of Tabanidae. These species are also recognized as stouts, yellow flies or June flies, in Canada. The dangerous deer flies feed on blood meals, but it is not true about the male fly as it does not consume blood. These creatures are mostly found in wet and damp places, such as forests, wetlands […]


6 Easy Tips to Getting Rid Of Horse Fly Efficiently

August 9, 2017

Horse flies are blood-feeding insects which use their sharp mouthparts for biting mammals for drinking blood that comes out of the wounds. Female horse fly starts laying eggs on leaves overhanging water once they feed enough. When the eggs hatch, the flies’ larvae burrow down in the moist soil for survival and feeding on snails […]


Horse Fly Trap: How to Get Rid Of Horse Fly Quickly With Three Effective Traps?

August 8, 2017

When it comes to flies, we assume that they are the least harmful insects around us. It is nothing but a misperception. These tiny flying insects, present almost everywhere around us can be problematic, when it comes to certain species like the horse fly. This fly is no different from many other flies around us, […]


Tsetse Fly Disease: Ultimate Guide to Human African Trypanosomiasis & Animal Trypanosomiasis (Sleeping Sickness)

August 7, 2017

Human African trypanosomiasis, which is also called sleeping sickness. It is a scrounging disease. There are parasites which belong to Trypanosoma genes, and they cause this infection. Tsetse fly bites transmit this infection from person to another. They get this infection either from humans or animals. There are two types of this disease: Trypanosoma brucei […]

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