What is it about bugs that fascinates kids? They’re fuzzy, have wings, lots of legs and sometimes light up! Rather than squishing every bug, there are some ways to guide a child’s interest and challenge them. The more they know, the more of a healthy appreciation and respect they will have for bugs and other
The insect pests of homes and buildings that are commonly referred to as “flies” include the common house fly (Musca domestica), and numerous other closely related species like fruit flies, blow flies, and drain flies. The fly pest species that breed on organic waste materials in urban and suburban environments are aptly referred to as
The soil-dwelling arthropods known as millipedes were among the first terrestrial organisms to appear on earth around half a billion years ago, and much like earthworms, millipedes provide an essential ecological service by breaking down plant waste and aerating soil. Like insects and arachnids, millipedes belong to the phylum Arthropoda, and more than 7,000 millipede
Protection and prevention are key to avoiding encounters with dangerous pests. Enjoy a pest-free summer with these five tips from Cypress Creek Pest Control: Look for Breeding Grounds: Eliminate areas of standing water around the yard, as mosquitoes only need half an inch of water to breed — that’s the size of a bottle cap!
Well over one million arthropod species have been documented worldwide, and experts believe that many more have yet to be discovered. For those who are unaware, arthropods include insects, arachnids, centipedes, millipedes, crustaceans and other invertebrate organisms. The vast majority of non-marine arthropod species inhabit tropical and subtropical regions where high humidity, frequent rainfall, and