Cockroach (Brown-Banded Cockroach)

Brown-banded cockroach

Cockroach (Brown-Banded Cockroach)

Binomial Name: Supella longipalpa Identification: Overall Length: Adult is 10-14mm Colour: Adult is brownish-buff Other Features:  Two brownish-yellow bands across the tegmina (wings) Life Cycle:…[...]

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Centipede

Centipedes

Binomial Name: Scutigera coleoptrata Identification: Overall Length: 13-40mm Colour: Greyish yellow to dark brown Other Features:  One pair of legs per body segment Life Cycle:  The…[...]

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Yellowjacket wasp

Yellow Jackets (Wasp)

Binomial Name:  Vespula spp. Identification: Overall Length:  Adult worker is 12-18mm Colour:  Adult worker is black and yellow Life Cycle:  The fertilized queen can usually…[...]

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Paper Wasp, Umbrella Wasp

Umbrella Wasp, aka Paper Wasp

Binomial Name: Polistes spp. Identification: Overall Length: Adult worker 15mm Colour: Adult worker is brownish black with thin yellow markings Life Cycle: Females will live…[...]

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Carpenter bee

Carpenter Bee

Binomial Name:  Xylocopa virginica Identification: Overall Length:  Adult worker is 18-20mm Colour:  Adult worker resembles a bumble bee except the abdomen is almost hairless and…[...]

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Bald faced hornet

Bald-Faced Hornet

Binomial Name:  Vespula maculata Identification: Overall Length:  Adult worker is 12-18mm Colour:  Adult worker is black and white Life Cycle:  In the spring, that have…[...]

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Bed bug

Bed Bugs

Binomial Name: Cimex lectularius Identification: Overall Length: Adult up to 4.5mm Colour: Reddish brown Other Features:  Bed bugs are small, flat, oval bloodsucking insects.  Nymphs…[...]

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Carpenter Ant

Ant (Carpenter Ant)

Binomial Name: Camponotus spp. Identification: Overall Length: Workers are 6-13mm, Queen is 25mm or more Colour: Reddish brown or black Other Features:  Large mandibles, round thorax,…[...]

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