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Boxelder Bugs

Written by g-ecocare Published on July 22nd, 2014

The common name, Boxelder Bug, reflects the fact that this species is a major pest of boxelder trees.  Boxelder Bugs are primarily a nuisance pest because they enter structures to overwinter.  Boxelder Bugs are also commonly found in “swarms” on the exterior of homes and other structures, typically attracted to the south and west sides …

Springtails

Written by g-ecocare Published on July 22nd, 2014

The common name of Springtails comes from the fact that most species have a springlike structure which allows them to jump.  A Springtail measuring only 3/16” long can jump up to 4” high.  Springtails are nuisance pests which are attracted to areas of high moisture and are found worldwide.

Recognition

Adult Springtails can range from about 1/32” …

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