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

Pest Control and Termite Services Balmain, NSW 2041 – Prices from $79

PEST CONTROL BALMAIN Proven Pest Control Balmain is dedicated to providing a premium pest control and termite services to the Balmain, NSW 2041 area at a fraction of the price. The Proven Pest Control team values and cares about their customers, which is reflected in their customers loyalty to them. We pride ourselves in offering friendly, personalised professional

Redback spider bites: the facts

There have been no deaths in Australia from a confirmed spider bite since 1979, according to the Australian Museum. An effective antivenom for redback spiders was introduced in 1956, and one for funnel-web spiders in 1980. They are the only two spiders that have caused deaths in Australia in the past. About 2000 people are bitten each year

7 Signs You Might Have Termites

Here are 7 signs of termites that you might have these unwanted guests living in your home: 1. Head banging Not yours, but the termite soldiers! You may be wondering what do termites sound like? One sign of termites is quite clicking sounds coming from your walls. Soldier termites bang their heads against the wood or

Cannibal Cockroaches

For some people, even the mention of cockroaches sends shivers down their spines. These crawling insects are synonymous with notions of dirtiness, and rightly so. Cockroaches are known for spreading diseases such as salmonella, and also triggering allergies and asthma!But did you know on top of these unhygienic ideologies cockroaches also portray another unpleasant characteristic?