7383. There was over 300 all over my house brick walls this sunny and hot afternoon, had not seen a single one before that time. Around 30 minutes after mowing the lawn I realized they were everywhere. Have not seen one inside yet but I guess they could just be hiding ? Montreal, […]
Author Archive for: Pest Control Canada
About Pest Control Canada
This author has yet to write their bio.Meanwhile lets just say that we are proud Pest Control Canada contributed a whooping 2188 entries.
Entries by Pest Control Canada
7382. This was on a cake that was in a box in our fridge. It’s really small and started to move when we tried to touch it to see if it was even a bug. Richmond Hill, ON. Canada Number 7382. This appears to be a nymph of an assassin bug […]
7381. Hello, I live in a basement suite in Southern Alberta and I’ve been seeing these spiders everywhere inside. They are between the size of a nickel and a dime. Lethbridge, Alberta. Canada Number 7381. These most likely are funnel weavers (family Agelenidae) in the genus Eratigena. They are not dangerous […]
7380. Scarborough, Ontario. Canada Number 7380. This is a European firebug, Pyrrhocoris apterus (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pyrrhocoridae), an introduced species currently sporadically distributed in North America. See European firebug Image & Map Distribution . These primarily are nuisance pests that reportedly feed mainly on the seeds of plants in the mallow family. See […]
7379. These bugs are found in my Saskatoon bushes in my backyard. I am covered with them when I come out from picking the berries.. they are very small about 3-5 mm in length and black This is the first year I have seen them. Calgary, AB. Canada Number 7379. This […]
Previous owner of home has railroad ties as flowerbed retaining wall that are up against the North and south sides the house. The ties are full of carpenter ants and I’d like to get rid of them and the flower beds. Can I move them with active nests or will it cause them to scatter […]
7378. Found on a carpet hiding under a rug. Should I throw the rug away? Cap-Chat, Quenec. Canada Number 7378. This is a larder beetle. Dermestes lardarius (Coleoptera: Dermestidae). You should check all food storage areas for signs of infestation by their larvae; they should pose no threat to your carpet. […]
7377. Found this under my covers when I woke up. Been having skin bumps and dry skin peeling around knuckles for the last one two weeks. Coquitlam, BC. Canada Number 7377. This is a stink bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae. Strictly an accidental intruder that would not be responsible for any of your […]
7376. I found it inside, never seen a bug like that. Mississauga, Ontario. Canada Number 7376. This looks like an ailanthus webworm moth, Atteva aurea (Lepidoptera: Attevidae). See Ailanthus webworm moth detailed information .
7375. Brantford, Ontario. Canada Number 7375. This is a deer fly (Diptera: Tabanidae) in the genus Chrysops. It looks a lot like Chrysops vittatus – see Deer Fly Detailed Information; but I cannot be absolutely certain as several other species can have similar markings. Female deer flies are obligate blood […]
7374. Tons of these on our shaded south facing balcony. Removed the potted plants and it helped reduce the numbers but there are still lots around. Not sure what kind of beetle? Vancouver, British Columbia. Canada Number 7374. This is a nymph of a true bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera); it looks like […]
7373. What is this? Cincinnati, Ohio. United States Number 7373. This appears to be a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Anthrenus (varied carpet beetle and allies). See Carpet Beetle Detailed Information .
7372. Sacre-Coeur, Sacre-Coeur Quebec. Canada Number 7372. This is a robber fly (Diptera: Asilidae). These are ambush predators on other small arthropods, mainly other insects. See Robber fly Detailed Information .
7371. Tons of these little guys on the balcony above mine at my apartment building. It is a wooden balcony. They seem to leave a fine sand like debris that falls down onto my balcony. They don’t appear to be IN the wood but there are 100s of them on the surface. Any […]
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 […]
7369. These were found on my orchard. Can you say what type of pest are these? Orange Walk Town Belize. Number 7369. This is a caterpillar of a swallowtail butterfly (Lepidoptera: Papilionidae); possibly a giant swallowtail, Papilio rumiko – see Caterpillar of a swallowtail butterfly image .
7368. Woke up around 9AM to go to washroom & noticed this bug on its back on the floor. I took it outside & put it on my balcony to take this picture. I suppose it didn’t like the heat though because it then stopped moving after that. I tried looking it up, […]
7367. Bloomfield, ON. Canada Number 7367. This appears to be an assassin bug known as a masked hunter (Reduvius personatus; Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae), a cosmopolitan species often found indoors and reputed to have a very painful ‘bite’- see Assassin Bug Detailed Information
7366. Hi, if you could please identity this bug I would really appreciate it! It was found on the wall near the stove. Thank you! Guelph, Ontario. Canada Number 7366. This is a nymph of a cockroach, possibly a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae); a peridomestic species difficult to bring […]
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 […]
7364. Winnipeg, MB. Canada Number 7364. This is a white-spotted sawyer beetle, Monochamus scutellatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). They attack primarily dead or dying trees; see White-spotted sawyer beetle detailed information
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
7362. Found this guy, dead on the floor in the closet where we store the cat food. He is almost 1.5cm long. Reddish-Brown in colour. I’ve never seen him before and cannot identify him with what I’ve searched online. New Westminster, British Columbia. Canada Number 7362. This is a […]
7361. What is this bug. Lethridge, Alberta. Canada Number 7361. It’s an aphid (Hemiptera/Sternorrhyncha: Aphididae); likely a giant conifer aphid in the genus Cinara – see Aphid example & Aphid Detailed Information
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.
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 […]
7360. Found in a plastic bin in the back yard on June 19, 2022 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in the late afternoon, early evening, 22C, mostly cloudy. It’s about the size of my pinky fingernail. Fort McMurray, AB. Canada Number 7360. This is a crab spider (family Thomisidae). These […]
7359. Taber, AB. Canada Number 7359. This is an aphid (Hemiptera/Sternorrhyncha: Aphididae). These all are sap feeders, and some species are important vectors of viral plant diseases. See Aphid Detailed Information
7358. Found on South Pender Island BC Canada. Number 7358. This is a nymph of a cicada (Hemiptera/Auchenorrhyncha: Cicadidae) in the genus Okanagana. They feed underground on the roots of trees, and when mature, tunnel up to the surface to change into the adult form.
7357. I looked through a bug list of all wasps, moths and similar shaped insects and could not positively identify this insect based on markings. One list for Ontario, one for Michigan. I suspect it is an ichumen wasp or blue winged wasp along some part of its lifecycle or even a […]
7356. Found this crawling on the wall outside my house. Barrie, ON. Canada Number 7356. This appears to be a leaf-footed bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Coreidae). It does not appear to be known pest species. See Leaf-footed bug detailed information
7355. This was on a daylily plant in our front yard on approximately June 13 in the early afternoon. Regina, SK. Canada Number 7355. This is an elm sawfly, Cimbex americana (Hymenoptera: Cimbicidae). They lack a sting and are completely harmless; see Elm sawfly detailed information
7354. I found this spider 2 weeks ago on my concrete basement floor. Did not find any web. Must have been feeding on the spider crickets that make their way into my basement. It is quite large, about 3 inches from tip of legs. I put it on a regular napkin for […]