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Current Insects: January

Be on the watch for these insects in January

Insects in and around homes

•  Bed bugs

• Ants

    °  carpenter

    °  pavement, pharaoh, yellow, thief, odorous house, acrobat

•  Stored product insects

    °  Indianmeal moths

    °  flour beetles, sawtoothed grain beetles, cigarette beetles, drugstore beetles etc.

•  Cockroaches: German, brownbanded, American, Oriental

•  Fruit flies

•  Moth flies

•  Phorid flies

•  Fungus gnats

•  Boxelder bugs

•  Multicolored Asian lady beetles

•  Cluster flies

•  Hackberry psyllids

•  Western conifer seed bugs

•  Masked hunters

•  Spiders

•  Springtails

•  House centipedes

•  Pseudoscorpions

•  Carpet beetles

•  Houseplant insects

•  Longhorned beetles

•  Metallic wood boring beetles

Insects that bite or sting

•  Blacklegged ticks - formerly called deer ticks (can be active in temperatures as low as the low to mid 30's F)

•  Bed bugs

•  Head lice

•  Fleas

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