Tag: phorid flies

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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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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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Q&A: Security systems, phorid flies and a flea infestation

April 7, 2017 By
Q: A commercial customer just installed a new security system with cameras under the eaves of his building. This system also includes high-intensity lights under the eaves. Now he is complaining about the flying insects attracted to the building at... Read more»
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‘Zombie’ ants video: Phorid flies used to combat fire ants

November 3, 2016 By
The University of Texas at Austin invasive species research program is attempting to control invasive fire ant populations in Texas with South American phorid flies. PBS showcased this process in its “SuperNature – Wild Flyers” documentary this summer, made with... Read more»
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Q&A: Black carpet beetles, centipedes and phorid flies

October 24, 2016 By
Q: A homeowner is finding about a dozen black carpet beetle adults (Attagenus unicolor) in her bathroom every day. There are no carpets or other wool products in the bathroom. What do you think is the source? How can I... Read more»
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Did You Know: Phorid Flies

May 14, 2015 By
The phorid fly is also known as the humpback fly and scuttle fly because it has to make a running start before takeoff. The family includes a species known as the coffin fly (Conicera tibialis) and the world’s smallest fly,... Read more»

Ask the Expert: Cockroaches, Clothes Moths, Wasps and Phorid Flies

March 26, 2015 By
Q. A technician found cockroaches in a commercial pantry and identified them as Asian cockroaches. I have my doubts. Can you verify this? They were found crawling up a wall in the pantry. Frank D., NEW YORK A. Asian cockroaches look like German... Read more»
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Terminix: Bio-Sys

May 16, 2014 By
Bio-Sys is a bacterial cleaning solution for fruit, drain and phorid flies that breed in cracks and other hard-to-inspect sites. Designed to be used once or twice daily in mop water in place of standard cleaning materials, Bio-Sys ensures constant... Read more»
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Environmental Science, a division of Bayer CropScience LP

February 5, 2013 By
For powerful pest control, DeltaDust is an odorless and waterproof dust that will not clump or absorb moisture in wet areas. It kills crawling insects for up to eight months when left undisturbed, and is approved for use in commercial... Read more»
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