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Brown Recluse Or Wolf Spider?

Cornered Wolf Spider

For those living in spider infested areas, the first thing that comes to mind when we see a spider is, “It’s gonna kill me!” The reality is that most spiders can’t kill you. One of the common venomous spiders around is the brown recluse. This spider is easily confused with the wolf spider, but we are here today to make sure you know just what kind of pest you’re dealing with. Physical Differences Their Basic Stuff These spiders differ substantially in size and color. Measuring from ½ an inch to 2 inches in length, the wolf spider is much larger and more robust than the brown recluse which measures from… Read More

5 Strange Parenting Habits From The Original Modern Family

stink bug

Think your parents did weird? Well they are nothing compared to these guys! These creepy crawlies have some really strange ideas of how to take care of their babies. Here are five shocking habits insects perform on a regular basis to keep their kids safe and healthy: 1. Setting up the nursery The dung beetle starts off our list with their strange habit: setting up the baby’s room. Dung beetles will roll up balls of dung and use them for nursery. Talk about one smelly room! These insects get all of their nutrients from dung. When two beetles are ready to mate they will create a ball of dung, bury… Read More

Giant Spider In The Pants

Giant Crab Spider

While at work today, I got a frantic phone call from my four year old daughter. “Daddy,” she cried. “I went to put on my pants and out jumped a big spider!” “It’s scary Daddy!” “We caught in a jar.” After a examining the spider, and talking to some spider control professionals, I was able to determine that the spider in question was a Giant Arizona Crab Spider; a common spider in Arizona. My Daughter Found a Giant Crab Spider In Her Pants So this is how it all went down. My daughter had been swimming in her inflatable swimming pool the previous day. Caught up in all of the… Read More

Northwest Pests By Season Infographic

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Links Round-Up: 5 For Friday

Links Round-Up: 5 For Friday   Rasberry Ants Spreading Through Texas The Rasberry ant (not raspberry) was first discovered in Houston, TX in 2002, but has now spread to 24 different counties in the state of Texas. They are now also found in North Carolina, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida. More… NPMA Legislative Day in Washington – Clark Pest Control Clark Pest Control participated in NPMA Legislative Day sending two executives, Here’s what they learned. More… Bulwark Scorpion Control Makes The Evening News With the scorpions making an earlier than usual appearance in Arizona this spring, residents were in need of some answers. CBS 5 News in Phoenix called Bulwark Exterminating… Read More

Links Roundup: Pest Control News For The Week

Links Roundup: Pest Control News For The Week   Insects That Look Worse Than They Are Bugs like the praying mantis, dragonfly, spider, and scarab beetle all look menacing. These insects’ bark is worse then their bite. They are actually quite beneficial. More… Beware The Bug: Fire Ants – The Dangerous Home Invader Fire ants pose a serious health risk, particularly to small children or family pets. They are known to have a strong, painful and persistent sting that often leaves a pustule on the skin. Left untreated, fire ant bites can become infected and in a few extreme cases, have been reported fatal. More… Pest Control Tip: Beware Of… Read More

Pests Your Thanksgiving Turkey Might Eat

Thanksgiving Turkey The turkey has been a staple of Thanksgiving since the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Natives ate it for their first Thanksgiving in 1621. Thanksgiving is colloquially called “Turkey Day” since turkey is the most common main dish of the holiday. This year alone, American turkey growers have raised 270 million turkeys; which will correspond to the five billion pounds of turkey Americans will eat this Thanksgiving. That’s a lot of turkey! While Americans love eating their turkey for Thanksgiving, turkeys equally love eating all sorts of bugs. Turkey’s raised on farms traditionally eat corn and seeds, but wild turkeys love eating insects and other creepy crawlies in order… Read More