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The Ghost Spider

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Here’s a ghostly pest, just in time for Halloween — but don’t worry, it’s no more scary than any other spider. The ghost spider, which is one of many kinds of sac spiders, is common throughout North America. It is about 4-8 mm in size,  ...

German Cockroach Basics

Friday, October 11, 2013
There are approximately 4,500 species of cockroaches in the world. In our service area, we typically deal with five of them: the German, Oriental, American, Brown-banded, and Pennsylvania wood roach. Each has different characteristics and require ...

The Brown Recluse Spider

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Visitors to Delmarva often ask about the brown recluse spider. “Are they really that dangerous? Is it safe to allow my children to play outside? And how can I identify a brown recluse?” The fact is, there are brown recluse spiders on the Delmarva ...

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Experts have been warning us for a few years about the possibility of a stinkbug invasion, yet, so far, the Delmarva Peninsula hasn’t been hit nearly as hard as neighboring regions. But there’s still plenty of time for the Fall of 2013 to change  ...

Mystery Of The Hawaiian Wood Carving

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Sometimes, responding to a call about an unidentified bug can be a bit like solving a mystery. It can be hard enough to figure out where a particular pest is coming from, much less when the pest in question is nowhere to be found — or so si ...

Bats!

Wednesday, September 04, 2013
Contrary to popular belief, bats are related to neither rodents nor birds. They’re mammals of the order Chiroptera, and their webbed wings make them the only mammals able to fly. (Flying squirrels can only glide for short distances.) North Am ...

The Mice Are Coming

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Fall is just around the corner — in fact, we’re holding our annual fall meeting tomorrow morning — which, in our neighborhood, means that hundreds of thousands of acres of crops are being harvested and hundreds of thousands of rodents ...

Ear-whats?

Wednesday, August 21, 2013
We don’t run into earwigs very often, but when we do, people have a lot of questions. These unusual insects are about 5/8 inch long, brown in color with reddish heads. They are easily identified by their large pincers, located on the end of the a ...

Five Tips For Fighting Fruit Flies

Sunday, August 18, 2013
Fruit flies are about 1/8 inch long, and usually have red eyes. They typically become a problem in the late summer and early fall, as they are attracted to overripe and rotting fruit and vegetables. Fruit flies breed in moist areas: garbage dispo ...

Field And House Crickets

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Autumn hasn’t arrived yet, but you could be forgiven for thinking it did this week, as temperatures dropped into the 60′s and Thanksgiving suddenly seemed a lot closer. The cool weather might not be here to stay — yet — but summer is  ...

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