January 18, 2019

Bumblebee Officially Declared Endangered

National Geographic reports that “it’s official: the first time in the United States, a bumblebee species has been declared endangered. The rusty patched bumblebee (Bombus affinis), […]
January 11, 2019

Boxelder Bugs Migrate Indoors During Winter

“Boxelder bugs, named for the maple and seed-bearing boxelder trees on which they feed and lay eggs during the warmer months, often become nuisances in the […]
December 28, 2018

Brown-Banded Cockroaches Are Considered the “Furniture Cockroach”

“Cockroaches are among the most common of insects. Fossil evidence indicates that cockroaches have been on earth for over 300 million years. They are considered one […]
December 21, 2018

Check Your Christmas Tree for Pests

Nothing like the smell of a freshly cut evergreen tree in your home says it is Christmas time. Let the festivities begin. It is estimated that […]
December 18, 2018

35 Species of Christmas Beetles

“The Christmas beetle belongs to the family Scarabaeidae. It is a name commonly given to the Australian beetle, genus Anoplognathus. They are known as Christmas beetles because they […]
December 7, 2018

Praying Mantis are Deadly to Their Prey

“Praying mantis is a fascinating bugger that belongs to the larger group of insects. One of the ancient critters, praying mantises have got recognition because of […]