ROVE BEETLES – What are they? and where do you find them?

Common name: Red and Black Rove Beetles Scientific name(s): Various Paederus sp. and some related species in the Staphylindae family. Description: Small, elongated, ant-like beetles with tiny wings, usually 1cm or less in length. Most species are black with a red thorax and a red band across the abdomen, and blue or green iridescence on the wing-covers. Geographic distribution: Found

COLONY CONTROL IN TERMITES – BAITS vs SOIL TREATMENTS

Termite baits are generally recognized as the most reliable method to achieve colony control, but what evidence is there that liquid soil treatments using a non-repellent insecticide can also deliver colony control? Whereas termite baits are generally regarded as the best option for delivering colony control, there is little evidence supporting claims that soil treatments