Drain worms are not potentially harmful because they do not bite or transmit disease to humans. … In some cases, drain fly larvae have been known to worsen bronchial asthma. Do drain flies cause disease? Drain Flies They do not bite, sting, or spread diseases, but their decaying bodies mayRead More →

Flea cocoons don’t drown easily in water. When submerged for 12 hours, 62% of cocooned fleas will survive. However, 100% will die if they’re in water for a week. What are the triggers that will make flea pupae hatch out? Cat Flea Pupae The adult flea is now desperately hungryRead More →

Eating maggots can cause bacterial infections. Most fruit flies breed on decayed food, feces, and garbage. This makes it possible for maggots to become contaminated with salmonella and E-coli. The common symptoms of bacterial infection include nausea, vomiting, fever, and diarrhea. Does Drosophila carry disease? Because fruit flies are tinyRead More →

Adult antlions are much larger than their larvae and look like fragile, drab damselflies, with an elongated body, four intricately veined wings mottled with browns and black, and clubbed or curved antennae about as long as the combined head and thorax. Can you keep antlions as pets? Antlions are anRead More →

The best way to kill them is to grab dragonfly or damselfly nymphs with the net and remove them as you see them. You can also do a gravel vacuum and suck them out with a siphon. Keep monitoring for any new hatch and remove them as you see themRead More →

These are both bacterial larvicides that are narrowly targeted to mosquitoes. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says they pose no risk to people, pets and the environment (including dogs that ingest it in treated water). How do I keep mosquito larvae out of my dogs water? A thin coating ofRead More →

To kill maggots with vinegar, mix roughly 3 parts water to 1 part vinegar in a bowl. Pour the vinegar mixture on the maggot infestation and wait for them to die out. Clean the area then repeat the process daily until flies are no longer present. … Fortunately, there areRead More →

Characteristics: Larvae are plump, long, and cylindrical. Larvae may be up to 10 cm in length. At the end of the abdomen are spiracles or breathing holes that look like fingers. The larvae will move to the water surface to breathe oxygen from the air. What are the tiny larvaeRead More →

Bluegrass Billbug. Like all billbug species, bluegrass billbug adults can be easily recognized by the presence of a long snout on the front of the head. They are 7-8 mm long and gray to black in color, but they are sometimes coated with soil making them appear brown or beige.Read More →

One of the most versatile pest control tools in the garden is Neem Oil. As an insecticide Neem kills small soft-bodied insects like Aphids, Mealybugs, Mites, Thrips and Whiteflies on contact. Why is neem oil banned in Canada? While lauded in most of the world, neem oil is currently bannedRead More →