Entries by Pest Control Canada

Ants

7370.      Hello, we found these timing up side of a wooden pool shed. We are unsure of what they are or how to treat them. Hope you can assist us with this. Thank you. Toronto, Ontario. Canada   Number 7370.       These are ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). The larger one with wings likely […]

Carpet beetle

7365.      Gatineau, Quebec. Canada   Number 7365.      This has the appearance of a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the tribe Attagenini, the group that includes the black carpet beetle an allies. You should check all dry stored food products as well as any woolen/silk/leather fabrics/clothing items in storage for signs of […]

Weevil

7363.        Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac, QC. Canada   Number 7363.      It’s a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the subfamily Cryptorhynchinae; it looks like Cryptorhynchus lapathi, known as the poplar-and-willow borer. They and their larvae feed on willow, poplar, alder, and birch. See Weevils detailed information 

Dragnet

If dragnet pesticide was applied to vegetables, how long do u need to wait before vegetables can be eaten. Brampton The active ingredient in Dragnet, Permethrin, breaks down very rapidly outdoors when exposed to full sunlight. Under those conditions, produce should be safe to consume a day or two after application.

Powderpost beetles

I have had my house sprayed twice for powder post beetles and months have passed without seen any activity and just today I’ve noticed a couple of Powder hills what can I used to further treat since they don’t seem to be going away? Hamilton. ON In many instance, retreatments are necessary for control of […]

Drugstore beetle

7352.        I think this might be a bed bug! Toronto, Ontario. Canada   Number 7352.    This appears to be a drugstore beetle, Stegobium paniceum (Coleoptera: Anobiidae). This beetle, along with its look-alike cousin the cigarette beetle, can infest a very wide variety of dry stored food products. See Drugstore beetle detailed […]

Weevils

7343.      Hello, could you identified for me this insect? They are lot’s of these inside a RBNB house, in the kitchen, bathroom. There is no food in the house. Thanks. VOLOS, Magnesia. Greece   Number 7343.     These are weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). If they are quite small (4 mm or less), they may […]

Carpet beetle

7342.        Hopped onto my clothes while I was walking into my house. I’m not sure what kind of bug this is? Windsor, Ontario. Canada   Number 7342.    This most likely a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Anthrenus (such as the varied carpet beetle). See Carpet Beetle Detailed Information