Pillbugs And Sowbugs

Crustaceans are mostly sea dwelling animals that include lobsters, crabs, and crayfish. Like arachnids and insects, crustaceans are classified as arthropods. Unsurprisingly, many of today’s modern arthropods, like scorpions, closely resemble their sea-dwelling...

The Ideal Indoor Climate For Insect Pests

In order for insect pests to survive indoors they must locate a suitable environment. The availability, quality and quantity of food and water sources is tremendously important for insect pest survival and proper maturation, but indoor insect pests must also locate...

The Truth About Daddy Long Legs And Their Venom

Around 3,000 spider species have been described in North America, which is ten percent of all described spider species worldwide. Most spiders produce venom, but many spiders are unable to bite due to having fangs that are too short to pierce human skin. The group of...

Common Eye-Gnats Can Give You Pink Eye

Mosquitoes, flies and gnats are among the most bothersome of summertime insect pests. In addition to being a nuisance, many mosquito and fly species spread diseases to humans. Unlike mosquitoes, however, flies spread disease by transporting bacteria to humans from...