Category Archives: Flying Insects

QUESTION: Where do bugs go in winter? ANSWER: Insects can adapt to survive many different climates and changes in weather conditions.  Insects will go through behavioral and/or physiological changes to adapt to cold temperatures and increase their chances of survival … Continue reading

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We receive a lot of calls in the fall from people concerned about ladybugs taking over their homes and biting their family members. Ladybugs do not bite! If you are being bitten by an insect that looks like a ladybug, … Continue reading

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At first, the cluster fly and the housefly appear to have many similarities, but there are actually many differences between the two. There are many differences between cluster flies and house flies. SIZE AND COLOR: Cluster flies are larger than … Continue reading

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As summer moves into August a very busy pest has been growing its nest size slowly over the months of June and July. As the flowers and other natural food sources start to disappear, the move from the natural sugars … Continue reading

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Scientific Name: Pollenia Common Names: Cluster Fly Color: Non-metallic gray with golden hairs Size: 5/16 inch long FACT: Cluster flies are not related to livestock production. They do not develop in manure or manure pits. They are not interested in … Continue reading

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