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How Insects React to Changes in Weather

How Insects React to Changes in Weather

Flying the Not-So-Friendly Skies Insects in warm climates have a variety of strategies for bad weather, including hiding from the downpour, increasing activity during heat waves, or even using the bad weather to proliferate their species. Heat waves are known to cause...
Controlling those summer fleas

Controlling those summer fleas

Fleas are small (1/16 inch), dark, reddish-brown, wingless, blood-sucking insects. Their bodies are laterally compressed (flattened side to side), permitting easy movement through the hairs on the host’s body. Their legs are long and well adapted for jumping. The flea...
Carpenter Ants Can Be A Big Problem

Carpenter Ants Can Be A Big Problem

A Common Household Pest in Florida Carpenter ants are in the genus Camponotus, which includes over 900 species worldwide. They get their common name, “carpenter ant,” because some species excavate nests in wood. Carpenter ants are sometimes called bulldog ants or bull...

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