Flies

Thorough inspections for small flies

January 14, 2019 By
As with so many other pests, identification is of paramount importance in small fly management. A newer small fly is becoming a big problem in many commercial accounts – the dark-eyed fruit fly. Often confused with phorid flies, as well... Read more»
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ILLUSTRATION: LEO MICHAEL

Caption This: Turkey time

November 19, 2018 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 Dec. 1, 2018. We’ll print our favorite in the January issue. If we... Read more»
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Photo: Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

Phorid flies: Complete inspections can rule out costly solutions

August 27, 2018 By
Perform a full inspection to ensure there isn’t a simpler solution to a phorid fly infestation. Read more»
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PHOTOS: PMP Archives / July, August, September 1951

From the archives: Pest control for an atomic age

August 24, 2018 By
In 1951, the magazine offered a take on what would happen to radiation-exposed pests in a three-part article titled. Read more»
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Photo: Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University, Bugwood.org

Ask the Expert: Phorid flies

July 31, 2018 By
Read these expert recommendations for a complicated phorid fly problem in a mausoleum. Read more»
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Photo: Mark Sheperdigian

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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Illustration: Leo Michael

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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Illustration: Leo Michael

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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PHOTO: iStock.com/BarnabyChambers

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»
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