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Bed Bugs

Humans and bed bugs have a long association. Records of bed bug infestations date back at least to 400 B.C. Before World War II, bed bugs were very common in homes, hotels, and boardinghouses. It...

Drywood Termites

Not all termites live in underground colonies. Drywood termites live inside wood and do not make contact with soil. They get the moisture they need to live from humid air. For this reason, drywood...

Springtails

Description and Habits Springtails are tiny, jumping, soft-bodied insects that live in very moist conditions. They are usually between 0.04 and 0.08 inch, and white, yellowish with black markings or...

Humpedback Flies

Description and Habits Humpbacked flies are tiny, 1/64-1/4 inch, nonbiting flies. Usually, they are black, brown or yellowish and have a humpbacked appearance when viewed from their side.  They are...

Camel Crickets

Camel crickets and closely related cave crickets belong to a large group of insects.  They are found throughout the world with over 100 different kinds found in the United States and Canada.  Unlike...

Pesticide Safety

Pesticides include insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodent poisons and some other kinds of poisons. They also include insect repellents and disinfectants, such as bleach. Always keep pesticides...

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