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Baldfaced Hornet

Baldfaced Hornet - Baldfaced hornets are large, black insects about 7/8 of an inch long with white to cream-colored markings on the front of the head and at the end of the abdomen. Hornets are beneficial predators that feed on other insects, particularly filth flies and blow flies. The hornet colony is contained inside the nest constructed of paper-like material made from chewed wood fibers mixed ...

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Big-Headed Ant

Nest Site/Characteristics: Most form small (200- to 300-member) colonies, but colonies of some species contain thousands of ants and multiple queens.Big-headed ants enter buildings occasionally, preferring to nest in protected soil (such as under stones, leaf litter, mulch, patio blocks, slabs, firewood and landscape timbers). Some nest in open areas where they make small mounds, or in crawl space...

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Brown Banded Cockroaches

Brown Banded Cockroaches - Adult are approximately 1/2 inch long.Golden brown with pale brown horizontal bands that run across their wings. Both adults and nymphs can be distinguished by the two brownish, broad bands across the body at the base of the abdomen and at mid-abdomen. Both males and females are quite active; adult males fly readily when disturbed. Brownbanded cockroaches prefer warm and...

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Brown Recluse Spider

Brown Recluse Spider - Is light brown with a distinctive fiddle - shaped mark on its back head. It is a long - legged spiders with a body about 1/2\". The brown recluse remains secluded during day, emerging at night to search for insect prey.Bites are rare, but should always seek medical attention when bitten. The brown recluse spider is nicknamed the fiddleback or violin spider because of the dis...

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Bumble Bee

Bumble Bee - Bumble bees are 1/2\" to 1\" long, hairy, yellow and black insects that nest in the ground. Colony size is small compared to honey bees, only a few hundred individuals. Bumble bee nests in yards, flowers beds, wood piles, walls or other high traffic areas may create an unacceptable threat of being stung and justify treatment....

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