Africanized "killer" bees looks so much like a regular honeybee
that the only way to tell the two apart is by measuring their
bodies. Africanized bees have different wing measurements than
Bed bugs get their name because they like to live and feed in beds.
This is one of the most widely distributed ticks in the world, and
there are records of its occurrence on a number of hosts. By far
the most common host is the domestic dog, and the brown dog tick is
virtually restricted to this host in the United States.
Carpenter bees look like typical bumblebees but often lack yellow
stripes. They are solitary bees.
Fleas are parasites that feed on the blood of any warm-blooded
body. The most common species is the cat flea, which often feasts
on cats, dogs and humans.
Honey bees are social insects found all over the world. They are an
extremely important beneficial insect because of their role in
pollination. Honey bees pollinate more than 100 crops in the U.S.
One of the best known summer pests, mosquitoes breed in stagnant
water or soft soil and can develop from egg to adult in 10 to 14
Paper wasps are social insects, who build nests of grey papery
material around the home often under eaves, or in vegetation.
There are several species of yellowjackets. These flying insects
typically have a yellow and black head/face and patterned abdomen.
Many say, the pattern resembles stripes. Signature to species, the
abdomen pattern can help an entomologist or pest professional
identify specific types of yellowjackets.