Tag: maggots

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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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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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Ask the Expert: Fly maggots , Hypoponera ants and drain fly

January 21, 2016 By
Q: A woman died in an apartment complex I service. She was dead for nine days before someone found her. Now a neighbor is complaining about fly maggots crawling into his unit. I’ve been asked to do something about it... Read more»
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