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2014-02-05 23:29:36

But will stink bugs emerge from hibernation early? Experts at RESCUE! explain. Spokane, WA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 Famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil woke up from hibernation on Sunday, saw his shadow, and as legend goes, retreated back to his burrow for six more weeks of winter slumber. But what does this mean for insects that wake up from hibernation indoors? Unfortunately, once hibernating stink bugs wake up, they don’t go back to sleep like Phil. When the stored-up food in their...

2014-01-14 23:30:37

Trends of bed bugs in Philadelphia were tracked, according to a report. In order to get rid of them cheap and safe, My Cleaning Products then advised eliminating them with the help of a pesticide-exempt bed bug spray. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A recent study about bed bugs traced the vampire-like critters in Philadelphia. Science news website sciencedaily.com related the details of it on its post dated January 09, 2013. Meanwhile, to help the residents get rid of the pest...

Exploring For Life In Strange Places
2014-01-14 12:16:16

[ Watch the Video: Catch That Bug! Part One: The Dig ] ESA Last year schoolchildren were invited to dig up some earth in search of creepy-crawlies and underground life. Astronauts taking part in ESA’s underground training course CAVES joined the worldwide experiment from deep under Sardinia, Italy, and the results from their survey have revealed new habitats and rare species. The ‘Catch that bug!’ experiment taught procedures for sampling and recognizing species and...

Bed Bug Infestations
2014-01-09 13:14:37

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Two studies published in the Journal of Medical Entomology this month have revealed new insights into the behavior of bed bugs and possibly shown new ways to deal with these tenacious pests. One four-year study, from epidemiologists at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine, found that bed bug infestations around the city of Philadelphia tended to be at their highest in August and lowest in February. "There is...

2013-12-31 23:03:00

Dana K9 Scent Detection is delighted to announce the signing of a licensing agreement with the Bed Bug guru David Cain, managing director of Bed-Bugs.co.uk. This partnership allows Dana K9 Scent Detection and R. Dana Pest Control to be the exclusive distributors of the Hotel Bed Bug Monitoring System in the states of New York and New Jersey. West Haverstraw, NY (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Widely used throughout the United Kingdom during the past five years with great success, the Hotel Bed...

Cold Can Kill Bedbugs But Than Can Still Survive Freezing Temperatures
2013-12-09 07:20:13

Entomological Society of America Exposing bed bug-infested clothing or other small items to freezing temperatures may be a viable control option for people at risk of bed bug infestations. However, a new study has found that bed bugs may be less susceptible to freezing temperatures than previously reported. In an article in the Journal of Economic Entomology called "Cold Tolerance of Bed Bugs and Practical Recommendations for Control," the authors describe how exposing bed bugs to...

2013-11-18 23:29:27

As alternative treatment options come to light, understanding the level of infestation is vital to complete eradication of pests. Long Island, New York (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 As bed bug infestations have increased over the last few years, the invasive pests are developing a resistance to many of the pesticides being used commonly. Because of this, the team at Gotcha Bed Bug Inspections is stressing the importance of complete inspection and detection of any infestation so that...

2013-11-11 23:25:43

Bed bugs reportedly found in a Brashear High student's backpack. My Cleaning Products warned public of their intrusion to houses and recommended a bed bug spray to help. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 Bed bugs found their way to Brashear High School. According to a report from cbslocal.com published on November 07, 2013, they were spotted at the school last week. In response to it, My Cleaning Products recommended a bed bug spray to the public to help them kill the pests...

2013-10-29 23:03:41

Horne’s Pest Control has the proper experience and knowledge needed to combat the Common Bed Bug. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Common Bed Bug is a parasitic insect usually found in mattresses that feeds on human blood during the night. Bed Bugs are one of the earlier-referenced “pests” on record having first been mentioned in 400 B.C. It has been a human parasite for thousands of years. From about 77 A.D. and into the 18th Century many people thought they had...


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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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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