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Insect Shield®, known for their bug repellent apparel/gear technology, is launching a holiday "Super Hero" Blanket campaign to help protect at-risk children from insects that can
Disease-spreading female mosquitoes weren’t always reliant upon human blood in order to nourish their eggs – a genetic tweak caused them to be more sensitive to the smell of people.
Travelers to area remain at risk through fall and winter ATLANTA, Nov.
New research from the University of California, Davis has identified the precise odorant receptor in mosquitoes that bonds with DEET and results in the bugs being repelled, according to a new study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Franchise Corporation brings innovative mosquito and tick control solution to Kentucky green industry trade show. North Attleboro, MA (PRWEB) October 16, 2014
Franchise Business Review heralds mosquito and tick control franchise opportunity. North Attleboro, MA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Mosquito Shield Franchise
Company Continues to Explore New Business Concepts to Prevent Malaria Transmission RACINE, Wis., Oct.
Arrow Exterminators Offers Tips to Keep Pests from Crashing Tailgates This Fall ATLANTA, Sept.
Local mosquito control franchise will treat football fields for upcoming season. Hanover, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In a continuing effort to protect
New initiative designed to protect children from insect-borne disease MILFORD, Mass., Sept.
The black saddlebags (Tramea lacerate) is a species of skimmer dragonfly that can be found in North America. It prefers to reside near still water sources like ponds and ditches. This species reaches an average body length of 1.9 inches and holds a thin body that is black in color, although females may hold light mottled markings along the body. The head on both males and females is wide and brown in color. The dark markings that occur on base of the hind wings have given it the common name,...
The chalk-fronted corporal (Ladona Julia) is a species of dragonfly that can be found in southern areas of Canada and northern areas of the United States. Young individuals of this species are typically reddish-brown in color with a black stripe occurring along the back and white stripes occurring along the shoulders. As young individuals develop, they change colors, with females becoming almost completely brown with some grey markings. Males develop white pruinescence markings along the base...
Yellow fever is an acute viral hemorrhagic disease with a 40 to 50 nm enveloped RNA virus with positive sense of the Flaviviridae family. It is transmitted by the bite of female mosquitoes and is found in tropical and subtropical areas in South America and Africa, but not in Asia. Primates and a few kinds of mosquitoes are the only known hosts. The origin of the disease is most likely Africa. From there it was introduced to South America through the slave trade in the 16th century. There...
Aedes albopictus (Family Culicidae), the Asian Tiger Mosquito or Forest Day Mosquito, is characterized by its black and white striped legs and small, black and white body. It was native to south-east Asia, and occupied a habitat that spread from Madagascar eastward to New Guinea, and north to the latitude of Korea. The typical member of the Aedes albopictus has a length of about 5 mm. As with other members of the mosquito family, the female is outfitted with an elongated proboscis that she...
The crane flies (Tipulidae) are a family of insects that closely resemble giant mosquitoes. Like the mosquito, they are in the order Diptera (flies) and are sometimes called mosquito eaters, mosquito hawks, or skeeter eaters. They are also one of three unrelated arthropods named Daddy long-legs. The other two are the harvestmen and vibrating, cellar or house spider. As such, Crane Flies are wrapped up in the myth of being the most poisonous spider, but unable to bite humans. This is...
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