Flies

Q&A: Small dung flies

April 4, 2018 By
Many species of this fly are readily caught in insect light traps (ILTs). Read more»
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Fiction: Crawley McPherson and the dumpster dilemma

February 28, 2018 By
Publisher’s Note: This series — “The Adventures of Crawley McPherson, Bug Man” — is a work of fiction. Crawley McPherson and all other characters in this series are products of the author’s imagination or used fictitiously. All names, places, locations... Read more»
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Fiction: Crawley McPherson and the gnat outbreak

January 23, 2018 By
Crawley McPherson is a pest management service technician for Peace-of-Mind Pest Services. Read more»
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Flying insect survey: Opportunities take flight

November 13, 2017 By
Check out pest management professionals' responses to this year’s flying insect management survey. Read more»
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Zombie flies: Invasion of the carrion eaters

October 30, 2017 By
Why didn’t these green bottle flies realize they were invading the home of a pest management professional? Read more»

Check rooftop HVAC units for flies, beetles

August 15, 2017 By
Are small flying insects coming from seemingly nowhere? Check the roof. Flat roofs are famous for collecting water in low spots, and breeding all manner of flies and beetles. When these insects originate under air intakes for heating, ventilation and... Read more»
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5 management techniques for face flies

August 14, 2017 By
Author’s Note: Information is taken from Truman’s Scientific Guide to Pest Management Operations, available online at the PMP Bookstore. Like its common house fly relative (Musca domestica), the face fly (M. autumnalis) can be a pest to humans and livestock... Read more»
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Caption This: Picnic welcomes all

August 11, 2017 By
You know you have a funny quip for this Leo Michael panel. Why not share it with the industry? Send us an email with your idea to pmpeditor@northcoastmedia.net by Aug. 31, 2017. We’ll print our favorite in the October issue.... Read more»
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PMP interviews a fruit fly

July 25, 2017 By
No more Mr. Nice Fly: Pest Management Professional magazine interviews a fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster). Read more»
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House flies can transmit 65 diseases

May 16, 2017 By
Sure, Musca domestica can be annoying as they buzz past your head and around your food. But what’s worse, these filthy, unwanted houseguests may be responsible for transmitting to humans 65 diseases, including typhoid fever, gastroenteritis dysentery, cholera, anthrax, leprosy... Read more»
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