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2012-12-06 11:19:38

Bed bugs exchange specific chemical signals corresponding to particular behaviors, and researchers have now combined two unusual technologies to sniff out these signals in a matter of seconds.

Filling In Evolution Of Assassin Bugs
2012-10-26 11:45:36

Assassin bugs have always lived alongside humans, with some blood-sucking species biting humans around the mouth—earning them the moniker kissing bugs.

Daimer Unveils Steam Cleaner HEPA Vacs to Kill Bed Bugs
2012-10-15 09:52:32

Exclusive vapor steam cleaner with extraction includes exclusive technologies and emits high temperatures to kill and extract bed bugs.

2012-10-03 23:02:53

BuggyBeds® Bed Bug glue traps are now available at http://www.TheHardwareCity.com. Issaquah, WA (PRWEB) October

2012-09-21 23:01:49

Milwaukee's Batzner Bed Bug Services, a sister company to Batzner Pest Management, is Proud to Bring Awareness to Bed Bugs by Providing Prevention Tips and Advice. NEW

2012-09-20 23:01:21

With all of the cases of West Nile you hear about on the news it is tempting to load up on bug spray every time you go outside, but by doing this what are the tradeoffs? Insect repellents come

2012-08-29 23:00:41

Bed bugs were found in one outpatient treatment room in Sinai Hospital earlier this month.

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2012-08-25 09:23:47

While many scientists believe that there is a link between sunbathing and skin cancer in humans, some bugs could actually benefit from prolonged exposure to the sun's UV rays.


Latest Bug Reference Libraries

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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
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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