Entries by Pest Control Canada

Mice Treatment

Hi!! I live in a downstairs condo. My backyard has a small wood deck with a small gap between it and the ground. I believe there’s a family of rats/mice living under there. I see them going in and out getting leaves and twigs… I suppose they are making a nest. How should I get […]

Wolf spider

6376  Asphalt, Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 1G1 Canada Number 6376. This is a wolf spider (family Lycosidae). These are active hunters that do not spin a capture web; they have excellent (for spiders) eyesight. Large specimens can deliver a painful (but not dangerous) bite if mishandled, but they are not aggressive towards humans

Pseudoscorpion

6375  Will try to find another for a better picture if you want. RR2 Box49 Site 4, Barrhead, AB, AB T7N 1N3 Canada Number 6375. This is a pseudoscorpion, a tiny non-venomous relative of true scorpions and spiders. These are general predators on other small arthropods (such as book lice) and thus usually considered beneficial. Click […]

Silverfish

6371  I saw this in the washroom in my motel, I’m just wondering what kind of bug this is. It was almost the size of a coin(nickel). From: Ridge rd 16, Thunder Bay Ontario Canada Number 6371. This is a silverfish, Lepisma saccharina (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae), a cosmopolitan nuisance pest.  Click here for more detailed information

Crab spider

6368  Calm/chilly weather, 5C. Mid-May, Spring 2019. Found indoors, and relocated outdoors. Appears to be 1/2 inch width when legs in, and 3/4″ – 1″ when spread apart. From: Didsbury, Alberta T0M 0W0 Canada Number 6368 . It’s a crab spider (family Thomisidae), might be a Bassaniana sp.; harmless to humans.

Weevil

6367  Hi can you please identify this bug for me? Im renting 2 story townhouse condo ( basment and main floor). I saw multiple of these bugs both upstairs amd downstairs. Initially i thought they were lice but they didnt go away. What is it and How do i get rid of it? Thank you. From: […]

Elm seed bug

6365  Found inside our white curtains inside the home in both our living room and our bedroom- vacuumed and washed curtains but still finding more of these bugs- they can fly but are slow moving otherwise. we have cats. What can we do? What are they? We have never seen them before. From: Vancouver, British Columbia […]

Carpet beetle

6362 Found it alive on the towel in the bathroom. Can you tell me what is it? Is it a bed bug? Thank you! From: Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X3 Canada Number 6362 This is a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), possibly a varied carpet beetle, Anthrenus verbasci. Click here for detailed information and Click here elsewhere on […]

Pseudoscorpion

6360 This bug was on a toilet paper that was on the table in the bedroom, found it in the morning. From: Phoenix, Arizona 85008 United States Number 6360 This is a pseudoscorpion, a non-venomous arachnid related to scorpions and spiders. These are general predators on other small arthropods,  Click here for more detailed information.