Entries by Pest Control Canada

Digger wasp

6999.        Found these in our apartment building back yard. I think they’re digger wasps, but they’ve got orange on them. Was hoping someone can tell me what they are. Colborne, ON. Canada Number 6999. This is indeed a digger wasp, namely the great golden digger wasp, Sphex ichneumoneus. Click here for images […]

Cockroach

6981.     I’m trying to figure out if this is a cockroach can you please help me. westville, NS. Canada Number 6981. This is a cockroach (Blattodea: Ectobiidae); it is in the genus Ectobius and may be Ectobius lapponicus. Known as the dusky cockroach, it is a European species that has become established in the […]

Earwig

6973.    Crawling on hallway wall. Number 6973. This is an earwig (order Dermaptera). These basically are nuisance pests that primarily scavenge on decomposing organic matter. A few are predators on other small arthropods and some can occasionally cause damage to tender vegetation. Click here for more detailed information