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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.
Inspired by the way termites are capable of building mounds that are hundreds of times their size without detailed plans, researchers have developed robots capable of mimicking the behavior.
Termatrac T3i Readings and Displays Now Supported on Android Devices BRISBANE, Australia, Feb.
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
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.
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
Arrow Exterminators Warns Ants, Fleas, Termites, Rodents and Mosquitoes Could Cause Significant Problems for Homeowners in 2014 ATLANTA, Jan.
Signature Pest & Termite Control reminds homeowners to keep an eye out for pests during the upcoming colder months. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) October
Pinehurst and Greenville, NC best pest control company, Otho's wants to make homeowners aware that its termite season. Asheboro, NC (PRWEB) September 30,
As termites eat wood, the small chunks they chew off are delivered to feed a community of unique microbes living in their guts. In a complex multi-step process, these microbes turn the hard, fibrous material of the wood into a nutritious meal for the termite host.
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...
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...
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...
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...