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2011-11-17 04:45:00

Entomologists and Pest Management professionals have attributed the rise in bed bug infestations to increased travel.

2011-11-09 08:00:00

EPA has Chosen BedBug Central to House its Comprehensive Resource List on the BedBug Central Website to Increase Exposure and Aid in Wide-Spread Education Lawrenceville,

2011-10-31 09:00:00

Assured Environments’ president, Andrew Klein, has been appointed to chair the Bed Bug Committee of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA).

2011-10-20 08:09:24

You may not be going to bed alone. After years of winning the war against bed bugs, they're back! Not only have they returned, but they're stronger and insecticide resistant.

2011-09-19 08:00:00

Maker of Innovative BugZip® Clothing Travel Protectors to Launch New Bed Bug Products- Summit Brings Together Leading Bed Bug Management and Pest Control Companies Northbrook,

2011-09-17 07:00:00

The stink bug population continues to explode across New Jersey.


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2005-09-09 11:58:43

Reduviidae is a family of predatory insects in the suborder Heteroptera. It includes assassin bugs and wheel bugs (genera include Arilus, Melanolestes, Psellipus, Reduvius, Rhiginia, Sinea, Triatoma, and Zelus), ambush bugs (genera include Apiomerus and Phymata), and thread-legged bugs (the subfamily Emesinae, including the genus Emesaya). Physical characteristics There are more than 150 species in North America alone, with species existing all over the world. Adult bugs often range...

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2005-08-25 11:19:50

The Madagascar hissing cockroach (Gromphadorhina portentosa) is a large cockroach which is originally from the island of Madagascar off the African coast. They are large and wingless and grow up to 2.5" in length and are brown to black in color. The insect makes a hissing sound for communication. They can live up to two years. It is a very popular pet because of its hissing sound and large size, and interesting appearance. It has become a popular insect in Hollywood movies, featured...

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2005-08-25 11:12:07

The Jerusalem cricket (Stenopelmatus) is a genus of large, flightless insects native to western United States, along the Pacific Coast, and south into Mexico. Because of its large, human-like head, it is commonly called the nino de la tierra (Spanish for "child of the earth"), or wó see ts'inii (Navajo for "skull insect"). It is also often called the potato bug, or alternatively the old bald-headed man. Despite their name, Jerusalem crickets are not true crickets. Also, Potato bugs are...

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Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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