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The Common Caterpillar House Pest That Rips Apart Carpeting, Clothing, And Many Other Fabrics In Order To Construct Indoor Cocoons With The Fibrous Scraps

As many people are already aware, moth and butterfly larvae are commonly referred to as caterpillars. While butterflies are among the few insect groups that are cherished by humans, moths have a well earned reputation as indoor pests that annoyingly fly around light sources. Humans are generally well disposed toward caterpillars despite the fact that…
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Why The Brutal Method Of Eradicating Termites With Corrosive Digestive Worms Fails To Outperform Modern Baiting Systems, According To U Of A Researchers

Several native termite species provide an essential ecological service in the southwest by breaking down rotting plant matter in desert areas. Drywood termites are relatively unimportant insect pests in most areas of the US, but they are quite destructive in Arizona, as they thrive within arid environments. Dampwood termites are economically insignificant insect pests in…
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How Little House Flies Differ From Domestic House Flies

Fannia canicularis, or the little house fly, is an insect pest that is well known for establishing infestations within and around homes. Little house fly adults are 3 to 5 mm in length, making them about ⅔ the size of domestic house fly adults. When little house flies are at rest, their wings fold in…
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