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
Wolf spiders belong to the family Lycosidae, and they are one of the best known spider groups due to their relatively large size, hairy body, and tendency to enter residential homes, especially during the fall and winter seasons. Wolf spiders are not your typical house spiders, as many species are commonly mistaken for tarantulas, and
Insects in the Hymenoptera order include all bee, wasp, ant, and sawfly species. More than 250,000 insect species in this order have been documented, and while many of them are known for harming humans, they are all ecologically important. Only a very small number of Hymenoptera insect species are considered by medical professionals to be
Flies, mosquitoes, gnats and most other two-winged insect species belong to the Diptera order of insects. The Diptera order is home to more than 125,000 insect species, a small minority of which are common pests of homes and buildings. Insect pests in the Diptera order are not just a nuisance to humans, but most are