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Termites 101

Scientific / Latin Name: Isoptera

 

What do Termites look like?

Termites all belong to the phylum Arthropoda, the class Insecta, and the order Isoptera. There are over 2,000 different species of termites. Although they have distinct characteristics, most look similar.

Size & Length: they typically measure between 1/4 and 1/2 of an inch long.

Body: The pests have soft bodies and straight antennae.

Color: Colors range from white to light brown in color. Worker termites often appear lighter, while swarming termites are darker.
The queens and kings are larger, capable of reaching over one inch long.

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Facts About the German Cockroach

Scientific / Latin Name: Blattella Germanica

 

There are more than 3500 species of cockroaches in the world. The two main species found in the U.A.E. – The American Cockroach (Periplaneta Americana) and the German Cockroach (Blattella Germanica).

German(left) and American Cockroaches

German cockroaches have adapted to living with humans for so long that they are now only found indoors near water sources. They like to live in warm, dark areas near moisture, including cracks, crevices, and voids around kitchen and bathroom cabinets, as well as around or inside appliances like refrigerators,

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All About Ants

At one time or another, we’ve all seen these tiny insects marching across our floors or foraging on our counters.  These insects are common invaders of homes and are a real nuisance for homeowners and businesses as they can poise the below risks to people, including:

Infest and contaminate food and food-serving areas.
Spread bacteria and disease-causing organisms.
Contaminate sterile areas like hospitals and food processing facilities.
Damage reputations of businesses and brands.

 

Why are there Ants in my Home?

No one wants to discover an ant infestation in their home. Some of the common reasons for

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Bed Bugs – What, Where and How.

Scientific / Latin name: Cimicidae

Bed bugs have had a major resurgence in the U.A.E. and every year the problem seems to be getting worse.

 

What are Bed Bugs and their types?

There are about 90 species of the bloodsucking insect family, Cimicidae. Of these, only three feed on humans: Cimex hemipterus, Leptocimex boueti and Cimex lectularius. The most common species of bed bug is C. lectularius. It is the cause of almost all infestations in the U.A.E.

C.lectularius and C. hemipterus feed mainly on people but will get blood meals from birds, rats, dogs and other mammals if no

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