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2013-09-02 23:04:27

Due to bed bugs, a child in Kentucky was taken out of school, based on a report.

2013-08-30 23:27:38

Bed bug signs in returned materials prompted a library in Carlisle to take steps to prevent the pests.

2013-08-29 23:19:49

Bed bugs in a rental couch in Indiana reportedly left a family with bed bug bites all over.

2013-08-27 23:32:22

A senior housing in North Carolina was forced to spend $100K to kill bed bugs, said a report.

Hide, Ambush, Kill, Eat: Lethocerus Patruelis Has Dexterous, Vicious Hunting Practices
2013-07-31 13:09:17

The giant water bug Lethocerus patruelis is the largest European true bug and the largest European water insect.

2013-07-19 23:20:27

The heat wave has brought out bed bugs at much greater levels than the usual problems the New York's region's consumers and businesses have during bed bug season. Fairfield,

2013-06-25 23:15:48

Experts warn that the recent record payout awarded to a Maryland woman is just the beginning of what’s to come in bed bug litigation.

2013-06-19 23:17:26

New Chicago ordinance requires landlords and tenants to share the responsibility when bed bugs are identified. Chicago pest control company - Bird-X, Inc.

2013-06-06 23:42:28

Bed Bug Exterminators on Long Island, GotchA! recently talks about bed bug prevention on their website. Long Island, New York (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Today,


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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.