Booklice

Booklice are often called bark lice or bark flies. They are very small and white. Can be found outdoors feeding on mold. They can invade homes, and are found in humid areas such as the bathroom, or around leaky pipes. They may also like new home construction. There...

Silverfish and Firebrats

Silverfish and Firebrats They are flattened insects that are thicker near the head and skinny near the bottom. They do not have wings and are covered in scales. Their antennae are long and slender. Both have long slender appendages at their bottom, why they are called...

Cockroaches

Cockroaches Cockroaches are oval and flat. They can be black, brown, or tan. They have chewing mouth parts, and long flexible hairlike antennae. The adult stages have wings, but in some species just the male adults have wings. Order: Orthoptera, Families Blattellidae...

Insects Identification

Arthropods One of the largest group of insects is the Arthropods, means jointed footed. All arthropods posses certain characteristics. Segmented body – where the body is split into segments. Joint Appendages – where the appendages have joints. Exoskeleton...