Entries by Pest Control Canada

Bedbug query

I have been cleaning a friends apartment and discover after several visits in and out, that his place is infested with bed bugs? My concern is did I bring them home on my cloths? I didn’t sit down on any anything but I did remove his bed sheets etc because they were soiled. What should […]

Birch Leafminer

How do find a supplier of parasitic wasps for birchleaf miner control? From Mississauga, Ontario The Birch leafminer query – Of the two species of parasitic wasps (Lathrolestes nigricollis and Grypocentrus albipes) introduced for control of the birch leafminer, only L. nigricollis has become widely established. At the level of individual release sites, L. nigricollis […]

Stink Bugs

6242 Please help me for identification this insect. I don’t know that this insect is harmful or not. I have see this insect on green gram. haumangarh, Rajasthan Number 6242 – These are stink bugs (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae); this family includes both plant feeders and predatory species. Usually, when you see a group of them at […]

Information on Tremidor Insecticide

What is the reasoning behind a consumer, like myself, not being able to by or ship to Canada Termidor insecticide? Please let me know this because I can’t find an explanation. I’m assuming Canada’s pest control would have a reasonable explanation for something like this. I have been unable to determine if Termador (Fipronil) is […]

Broad-nosed/short-snouted weevils

6239 Have had thousands of these small beetle looking insects show up through mid to end of May. They are congegrating around our house and shop doorways and garage doors. From Neepawa, Manitoba Number 6239 – These are broad-nosed/short-snouted weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae; subfamily Entiminae). Several species of these will enter buildings in search shelter, but […]

Bats in Sakatchewan

When will big and little brown bats in my region, central-northern sakatchewan/manitoba give birth? Both big and little brown bats give birth in late spring- early summer (usually May-July).  

Mayfly

6234 This weird looking flying Critter friend was chilling on my front screen door I’ve seen them before but have no clue what it is I’m guessing maybe something in the dragonfly family? From Dunnville, Ontario Number 6234 – This is a mayfly (order Ephemeroptera); possibly in the genus Hexagenia. Mayflies spend the vast majority […]

These tiny terrors

What’s 1.5 millimetres long, has razors for a mouth and attacks brazenly without warning?The prolific, and bloodthirsty, no-see-um fly.If you ask University of Alberta biologist Dr. Heather Proctor to describe a no-see-um, it sounds like a creature from a horror movie.

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Death-Watch Beetle

6231 These little guys recently showed up in the last week (end of May) in my basement. I noticed them on the floor, ceiling, around the windows and around the door to the mechanical room where we brought in some wood from the garage in the winter. The weather lately has been mild and wet, […]

Crab Spider

6230 Found this spider inside our house in Southwestern Ontario. My husband has woken up with a few bites that swelled up this week and we’re looking for the culprit. Is this spider harmful to humans or pets? From Bothwell, Ontario. Number 6230 – This is a crab spider (family Thomisidae); Click here for an […]

Hellgrammite

6229 This bug is 10cm long and I saw it on our deck. Thanks for your attention. From Douglas Ontario Number 6229 – This is a hellgrammite, the larval stage of a dobsonfly (Corydalus spp.; Megaloptera: Corydalidae). Hellgrammites are aquatic and are predators on other small aquatic life forms. When they complete their growth, they […]

Nymph of an elm seed bug

6228 We have had these bugs last 2 Springs. There are hundreds of these on my property. They are on side of house, around doors. They are in trees (Siberian elms…I think) eating the leaves and are in ground rock cover. The smaller the bug the redder it looks from a distance. They are quite […]

Milkweed Bug

6227 I had a few of these small 1/4-inch orange-red and black bugs in my garden last year. It is the beginning of June and this year they seem to be hatching families. I have seen milkweed bugs around here, but they are much larger. Are they part of the same family? From Toronto Ontario […]

Cockroach milk?

It may not be everyone’s cup of milk, but for years now, some researchers believe insect milk, like cockroach milk, could be the next big dairy alternative.

Foreign Grain Beetle

6226 I took photos of this insect on my bed today (May 31st, 2018). Lately the weather has felt like summer. I’ve started noticing them about a week ago and mainly on and in my bed, maybe 1 or 2 at a time. As I would start falling asleep, I would wake up and find […]

Elm Sawfly

6225 My daycare children found this guy crawling in my lawn. Thankfully, nobody touched it. I caught it in a zip-lock bag & his teeth punctured numerous holes through it. At first, I thought a bald-faced hornet. However, the coloring is off. Just not quite sure what type of wasp/hornet it could be. From Kronau, […]