Ants in Wellington

Ants We Live With.(Wether We Like It Or Not) In Wellington (including Kapiti Coast to Levin, and up to Pahiatua) the main problem ant species are the Black Ant and the White-Footed Ant. Both these species look identical to the naked eye, and are closely related. Behavior of both species is close enough for them to be grouped and treated as one for control …

Gisborne Cockroaches

PEST PROFILE: Gisborne Cockroach Drymaplaneta semivitta Size: 20 – 35 mm Colour: Uniformly dark brown to black with white band around fringe of thorax. Other: No wings present. Flattened appearance. Very fast runner. Pest Status: Not usually a resident pest but may sometimes enter buildings particularly in very wet or cold weather. Objectionable …

Bed bugs under self-attack

Bed bugs have always posed an increasing problem in several industries which include but not limited to agriculture, housing, travel and hospitality. In a research published in the current issue of the Journal of Medical Entomology, the scientists at Ohio State University determined that bed bugs exposed to the two bed bug alarm pheromone ingredients …