Tag: beetles

The possible sources of these Dermestid beetle larvae found in a customer’s kitchen cabinets are as diverse as they are numerous. Fortunately, you likely will not need to look far. Photo: Mark Sheperdigian, BCE

Ask the Expert: The link between Dermestids and rodents

December 4, 2019 By
Q: Little insects keep showing up in the kitchen cabinets of a home I service. The home is spotless, and the owners just moved in, so there isn’t much food in the home yet. What’s the best thing to do?... Read more»
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When it isn’t bed bugs: Solving mysterious bites

October 24, 2019 By
Nathan Hall, BCE, quality and training specialist at Wil-Kil Pest Control, shares his experiences with responding to customer calls for mysterious bites. Read more»


August 7, 2019 By
The NUVAN product line is intended to offer professional applicators a range of convenience and economy, regardless of the situation. The product line — NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN... Read more»

National Pollinator Week set for June

April 26, 2019 By
The event is a time to celebrate the valuable contributions pollinators like bees, birds, butterflies, bats and beetles make to ecosystems and agriculture. Read more»
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Winter prep: Fill structural gaps to prevent overwintering pests

November 7, 2018 By
Stinkbugs, ladybugs, cluster flies and yellowjackets — along with bats, squirrels and other wildlife — are all still very active this time of year, which is why Rose Pest Solutions is offering advice to homeowners in order to keep these unwanted visitors... Read more»
Photo: K.S. Matz

1946 study looked to primary sources of secondary infestations

September 12, 2018 By
In this look back, we examine how the industry managed carpet beetles and clothes moths Read more»
Photo courtesy of McCloud Pest Management Solutions

Develop a pheromone monitoring program

July 24, 2018 By
Pheromone traps are an essential tool in stored product pest management. Read more»

Beetles: How to analyze anobiid and lyctine infestations

March 23, 2018 By
Anobiids and lyctines are commonly found in flooring, furniture and structural wood. Read more»
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Quiz: How well do you know your stored product pests?

February 12, 2018 By
Pantry pests, stored food pests — no matter what terminology you use, the panic for your residential customers is nearly always the same. Read more»
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Ant management video game examines colony behavior

January 23, 2018 By
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbIzqT1ZOLM&t=25s Slug Disco Studios released the early access version of its Empires of the Undergrowth ant colony management video game. To play, users construct an ant colony underground by building tunnels and chambers to store food and raise their young.... Read more»
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