Monthly Archives: January 2011

Native Subterranean Termites

Jan 28, 2011 Comments Off on Native Subterranean Termites

Native Subterranean Termites Reticulitermes sp Identification: How do I spot them? Impact: What effects do they have? Biology: ID Characteristics & Behavior Distribution: Where are they found? Management: What can you do for them? Subterranean termites are the most destructive…

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Brownbanded Cockroach

Jan 27, 2011 Comments Off on Brownbanded Cockroach

Brownbanded Cockroaches Supella longipalpa Color: Brown, with pronounced banding across wings Legs: 6 Shape: Oval Size: 1/2" Antennae: True Region: Found throughout U.S. Brown banded cockroaches get their name from the two lighter bands they have across their dark brownish…

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The Largest House Infesting Roach

Jan 26, 2011 Comments Off on The Largest House Infesting Roach

American Cockroaches Periplaneta americana (L.) Color: Reddish brown, with a yellowish figure 8 pattern on the back of the head Legs: 6 Shape: Oval Size: 2" Antennae: True Region: Found throughout U.S. The American cockroach is the largest of the…

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Brazilian Tradition of Eating Ants

Jan 21, 2011 Comments Off on Brazilian Tradition of Eating Ants

The New York Times The New York Times More Videos » *Story Provided by The New York Times http://video.nytimes.com/video/2011/01/04/world/americas/1248069519368/brazilian-tradition-of-eating-ants.html If you feel like you have a pest problem contact Buzz Kill Pest Control today for a free inspection. Fort Worth…

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Fire Ants Ride the Torrent

Jan 20, 2011 Comments Off on Fire Ants Ride the Torrent

Dan Nancarrow January 19, 2011 Fire ants are among pests that may be spread by last week's flooding. Photo: Reuters Fire ants and other invasive species could spread to new areas of Brisbane in the wake of last week's flood…

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Bed Bugs in America: New Survey Reveals Impact on Everyday Life

Jan 18, 2011 Comments Off on Bed Bugs in America: New Survey Reveals Impact on Everyday Life

Tuesday, January 11, 2011 National Pest Management Association offers insights into public perceptions about bed bugs One out of five Americans has had a bed bug infestation in their home or knows someone who has encountered bed bugs at home…

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Do You Feel Like You Have A Rodent Infestation?

Jan 14, 2011 Comments Off on Do You Feel Like You Have A Rodent Infestation?

Common Signs of Rodent Infestation Remember that not all types of rodents carry hantavirus. Neither common house mice nor common rats have been associated with HPS in humans, for example. Yet because it can be tough to tell just what…

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“Dangerous” beetle found at Los Angeles airport

Jan 5, 2011 Comments Off on “Dangerous” beetle found at Los Angeles airport

Reuters – A live kharpa beetle is found in a shipment of rice intercepted at Los Angeles International Airport … By Dan Whitcomb Dan Whitcomb – Handout photo of live kharpa beetle found in a shipment of rice intercepted at…

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