BOX ELDER BUG

The box elder (or box elder) bug (sometimes called the garage beetle) is sometimes confused with “stink bugs”, a completely different type of pest. Instead, box elder bugs belong to a family [...]

Cricket

Crickets, family Gryllidae (also known as “true crickets”), are insects somewhat related to grasshoppers, and more closely related to katydids or bush crickets(family Tettigoniidae) [...]

Carpet Beetle

The varied carpet beetle is a common household pest that is about 3 mm in length that can be a very serious household threat because it feeds on natural fibers and can specifically damage [...]

Moth

Moths can be a nuisance in your home as their larvae eat fabric such as clothes and blankets made from natural fibers like wool or silk or they infest your food products depending upon the type. [...]

Bee

Honey bees (or honeybees) are generally distinguished by the production/storage of honey as well as the construction of colonial nests made out of wax. Honey bees represent only a small fraction [...]

Mosquito

With the growing problem of West Nile Virus in the New Jersey and New York area we have all become painfully aware that mosquito bites are more than a nuisance. In fact, mosquitoes have had a [...]

Tick

Ticks are blood-feeding parasites that are often found in tall grass where they wait to attach to a passing host, whether it be an animal or a human. A tick will attach itself to its host by [...]

Wasp

Most wasps are 3/4″-1″ in length, black or brown in color, with red and a few yellow markings. Wasps build a paper comb of cells that open downward and are common under window frames and decks. [...]

House Spider

Like black widows, the female S. grossa is 6-10.5 mm in length, and dark colored, with a round, bulbous abdomen. Typical coloration ranges from purplish-brown to black, with light-colored [...]

Flea

Fleas are wingless insects (1/16 to 1/8-inch (1.5 to 3.3 mm) long) that are agile, usually dark colored (for example, the reddish-brown of the cat flea), with tube-like mouth-parts adapted to [...]

House Fly

It is the most common of all domestic flies, accounting for about 91% of all flies in human habitations, and indeed one of the most widely distributed insects, found all over the world. It is [...]

Cockroach

Cockroaches live in a wide range of environments around the world. Pest species adapt readily to a variety of environments, but prefer warm conditions found within buildings. Many tropical [...]

Black Carpenter Ant

Black carpenter ants are known to forage up to 100 yards in search of food. Workers are most active at night, traveling from their nest to a food source following trails. They do establish [...]

Bed Bug

A number of adverse health effects may result from bed bug bites, including skin rashes, psychological effects, and allergic symptoms.[7]They are not known to transmit any pathogens as disease [...]

Termite

Termites are a group of eusocial insects that were classified at the taxonomic rank of order Isoptera (see taxonomy below), but are now classified either as the infraorder Isoptera, or as [...]