Archive – January 2017

Ask The Expert: Where Do Bugs Go In Winter?

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QUESTION: Where do bugs go in winter?

ANSWER: Insects can adapt to survive many different climates and changes in weather conditions. Insects will go through behavioral and/or physiological changes to adapt to cold temperatures and increase their chances of survival during the winter. Many insects maintain a low level ...



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Pest Spotlight: Fleas

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Scientific Name: Siphonaptera
Common Names: Flea
Color: Reddish Brown
Weight: Average approx. .19mg – .34mg
Length: Adults range from 1.5mm – 3mm long

FUN FACT: Flea circuses were extremely popular in the nineteenth century. These circuses featured fleas dressed as humans or pulling miniature carts, chariots, or cannons. Fleas were selected ...



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