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2014-03-28 23:01:36

Pest Control Orange County is a professional bug and termite exterminator service provider in Orange County, CA. The newly launched website aims to inform new customers the different types of pest control services offered. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Pest Control Orange County announces the launch of their new website http://www.pest-control-orangecounty.com. Orange County, CA is one of the the country's most popular locations, the focus of movies, television shows and books....

2014-03-27 23:21:24

Working with a professional exterminator can help prevent costly damage to your home or business property by swarming termites. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 As beautiful spring weather takes over the grip of winter, many property owners will start thinking about spring cleaning and home improvements. One important task, checking for termites, can be easily forgotten or overlooked. By scheduling an appointment with a professional St. Louis pest exterminator, property owners can...

2014-03-21 08:21:58

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March 25 marks the start of the Pennsylvania Pest Management Association's (PaPMA) annual Termite Awareness Week to promote education and public vigilance against termites. Often called "silent destroyers," termites can live in your home undetected without causing any immediate signs of damage. Termites feed on cellulose, a plant-based material found in wood and many other materials used in home-building. Subterranean termites form colonies...

Thirty-nine New Species Of Endemic Cockroach Discovered In Mexico And The Southwestern US
2014-02-27 10:42:29

Pensoft Publishers A genus of cockroach in the poorly studied family Corydiidae has been revised for the first time since 1920. The revision has resulted in the discovery and description of 39 new species of Arenivaga, a genus which previously held nine species. The Corydiidae family of roaches is found worldwide and its constituents are frequently found in harsh, dry habitats not usually associated with cockroaches. They are also often subterranean in their habits making their presence...

TERMES robots
2014-02-14 04:49:33

[ Watch the Video: Termites Inspire Robots ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Inspired by the way termites are capable of building mounds that are hundreds of times their size without detailed plans, researchers from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed robots capable of mimicking the behavior. The TERMES system, as it is known, was developed by a team of...

2014-02-12 08:34:34

Termatrac T3i Readings and Displays Now Supported on Android Devices BRISBANE, Australia, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Termatrac (www.termatrac.com) announces the release of an Android app which can be used as the display component of a Termatrac T3i, and now ships an Android device with every T3i termite detection unit. The T3i connects to the Android device via Bluetooth, providing sharper and more responsive viewing, and a simpler user interface than the previously supplied PDA....

2014-02-11 23:00:44

During a sudden snowstorm that blanketed the south, one of the Vulcan Termite and Pest Control, Inc employees was among the motorists that were helped by Embassy Suites after being stranded for hours on the highway. Pelham, AL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Vulcan Termite and Pest Control, Inc. would like to say thank you to Embassy Suites for all the help that they provided to stranded motorists during a recent winter storm. Alabama was part of the freak snowstorm that hit much of the south...

2014-02-05 23:28:55

A variety of businesses in the Temecula Valley, some of them competitors, joined Black Knight in donating their services to help the local Boys and Girls Club fumigate its building. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014 The Boys and Girls Club of Temecula Valley has been an important part of this Southern California community and served the needs of local kids for generations. Recently, the Club found itself in need of pest control services, so Board Member Tony Berardino contacted Jeff...

2014-01-17 23:00:55

There are two different types of roaches, and treating both requires the knowledge and expertise of a professional such as Horne’s. Martinez, GA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 Cockroaches are one of the most recognized insects in the world, and it is generally accepted that they can survive a nuclear blast. There are more than 5000 species of cockroaches worldwide and the earliest fossilized cockroach dates back 280 million years – 80 million years older than the first dinosaurs. Horne’s...

2014-01-02 16:20:49

Arrow Exterminators Warns Ants, Fleas, Termites, Rodents and Mosquitoes Could Cause Significant Problems for Homeowners in 2014 ATLANTA, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pests have long been a threat to the quality of life we all enjoy. Their ability to transmit disease, spread bacteria and cause significant damage to property presents a real challenge for families and homeowners. To help prepare homeowners for 2014, Arrow Exterminators has prepared the top five pests most likely to cause...


Latest Termite Reference Libraries

Numbat, Myrmecobius fasciatus
2014-05-24 17:24:24

The numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus), also known as the marsupial anteater, banded anteater, or the walpurti, is a marsupial that can be found in Western Australia. This species once held a large range but it is now fragmented and limited to only a few small spots in Australia. It once resided in many habitats, but now it can only be found in eucalypt forests. Europeans first discovered this species in 1831, when Robert Dale led an expedition through the Avon Valley. George Robert Waterhouse...

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2007-06-25 07:54:33

The Aardvark, Orycteropus afer, sometimes called the "˜antbear', is a medium-sized mammal native to Africa. It lives south of the Sahara desert where there is suitable habitat for them to live. It prefers savannas, grasslands, woodlands and bush. They are not found in deserts but are found in areas where there is a good supply of ants and termites. The most distinctive characteristic of the Aardvark is their teeth. Instead of having a pulp cavity, they have a number of thin tubes of...

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2007-01-19 20:40:01

The aardwolf (Proteles cristatus) is a small insectivorous hyena, native to Eastern and Southern Africa. The name means "earth wolf" in Afrikaans. Unlike other hyenas, the aardwolf is a defenseless animal whose diet almost completely consists of termites. The natural enemies are deterred by the superficial resemblance to the more aggressive hyena species. The aardwolf is the only surviving species of the subfamily Protelinae. Physical characteristics The aardwolf looks most like the...

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2006-12-12 13:58:15

Southern Tamandua or Lesser Anteater, Tamandua tetradactyla, is a species of anteater from South America. It is a solitary animal, found in many habitats from mature to highly disturbed secondary forests and arid savannas. It feeds on ants, termites and bees. It has very strong fore claws that can be used to break insect nests or to defend. Geographic Range Tamandua tetradactyla is found in South America from Venezuela and Trinidad to northern Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay...

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