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Wood Bugs

Pill Bug They are associated to bugs but they actually belong to the subphylum Crustacea which are closely related to shrimps and crayfishes. They are the only crustacean that can live on land for their entire life. They have a life span of two years. You can easily identify pill bugs because they curl up when they are disturbed or […]

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Wood Ants: What are they and why are they important

Wood ants, mound ants, carpenter ants, red ants and field ants belong to the genus Formica. As the name implies, wood ants are not wood eating ants. Instead they particularly live in places where wood is abundant. They weave small pieces of woods to make their nests. They live mainly in forest but can also be found in woodlands, grasslands […]

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Winged Termites Facts

Winged termites or “swarmers” are not species of termites; instead they are part of the termite caste. Their role in the termite caste is to reproduce termites. They have wings because their roles are to find nesting places to lay their eggs. Most people would mistake them with the winged ants, but if you look at termites pictures they almost […]

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Information about Wood Bugs

Most pests that are found at home can be categorized into bugs and insects while rodents and other wildlife animals seldom visit our houses only during rainy seasons to look for food. These tiny pests are real nuisance to a human living. They fly, crawl, and run around our homes. Examples of these are wood bugs, weevils, bed bugs, pill […]

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About Wood Worms

Just when you thought you are through dealing with pest infestation, you are faced again with another pest that can ruin the furniture and the other wooden parts of your house. They are not termites but they are no less bothersome. These pesky creatures are usually known as woodworm. The word woodworm is a bit misleading, because they are not […]

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