Adults are up to 5/8” long, flat or hollow beneath and are dark to slate gray in colour. Sowbugs have 7 pairs of similar legs, 2 pairs of antennae, 1 tiny, the other readily visible. They have 2 tail-like appendages which project out from the body on the rear end and are also capable of rolling into a loose ball when disturbed.

Sowbug Information

Crawling Insect Preventative Setup Preparation Sheet

Crawling Insect Insecticide Treatment Preparation Sheet

Test Your Knowledge: Bed Bug Quiz

We created this Bed Bug quiz for you to test your knowledge! Can you beat the Bed Bugs? Check your answers with the answer key posted below. Adult bed bugs are:1/4 – 1/3 inch long (6.35 – 8.4 mm)3/16 inch long  (4.762 mm)1/2 inch long  (12.7 mm) Bed bugs have ____ – segmented antennae2345 Egg…

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Bed Bugs in Hotels

Bed bugs are a worldwide epidemic and anyone can carry bed bugs into a hotel. Bed bugs do not discriminate and can be easily brought in to your hotel. Employees should not panic if a customer approaches them with a bed bug. Always stay calm when talking to a guest. Calmly get the sample or…

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Test Your Knowledge: Stored Product Pests True or False

We created this fun quiz so that you can test your knowledge on Stored Product Pests! Take the “Stored Product Pests True or False Quiz” below and compare your answers to the answer key at the bottom of this post. Good luck! It has been estimated that stored product pests damage about 10% of the…

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Not All Traps Are Created Equal

Trap selection is an important component of any trapping and monitoring program within an integrated pest management program. Improper selection of a trap style can lead to misrepresentation of a true pest numbers in an area. This is due to the fact that pests may: Not be able to enter a trap to be captured…

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