Eagle Millipedes

Eagle Millipedes are named for the “millions” of legs they appear to have. In reality, millipedes have anywhere from 30-354 legs, depending on the species. The United States has around 1,000 species of millipedes. Millipedes are black, brown, red or orange in color. The most common color found in North American is brownish. Their size…

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Homedale Earwigs

Contrary to the myth, earwigs won’t climb into your ears while you sleep to eat your brain. Homedale earwigs don’t bite and will only use their pincers on occasion when irritated. While they are’t dangerous or poisonous, they’re still an unwelcome sight inside your home.   Identification and Lifecycle   Homedale Earwigs come in different…

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Melba Ticks and Diseases

There are several kinds of Melba ticks that can affect humans, and each one comes with its own set of diseases that they’re known to spread. Some of those ticks include the Blacklegged tick, the American dog tick and the Rocky Mountain wood tick.  Let’s take a look at some of the differences between these…

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Star Blow Flies

Identification:   Star Blow Flies are easily recognizable by their blue/green metallic bodies. They are 1/4″ to 1/2″ long. Blow Flies are attracted to garbage containing meat scraps, dead animals or animal wounds. Once they find these things, they lay their eggs. While it’s common to get Blow Flies inside your house every once in…

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Prevention of Kuna Voles

Kuna voles can cause major damage to your yard or property. They burrow in tunnel systems underground. Without proper prevention or professional pest control, voles are known to ruin lawns, golf courses, parks and crops. They can also cause damage to orchards and other plants. This could affect places such as the Falcon Ridge Golf…

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