Pest

Ants

  1. Crazy Ants
  2. Weaver Ants
  3. Ghost Ants
  4. Pharaoh Ants

4 – 7 weeks for a complete development from an egg to an adult

Workers share food throughout the entire colony

Workers find food, defend and maintain the nest

Bed Bugs

  1. Common Bed Bug
  2. Tropical Bed Bug

Hides in cracks during the day.

Adults are broadly oval, flat and wingless.

Males have a pointed tip to their abdomen (the rear of their body).

Females have a rounded abdomen (the rear end of their body).

Signs for bed bugs: blood stains on bedding and musty odour (heavy infestation).

Flies

  1. Fruit fly
  2. House fly
  3. Blue Bottle fly
  4. Phorid fly

Eats only liquid, however flies can turn solid food into liquid by vomiting or spitting on it.

Adult house flies are attracted to decaying matter and will fly in to lay their eggs

Termites

  1. Drywood Termites
  2. Subterranean Termites

Termites eat everything cellulose from your main support beams down to the baseboard trim. Meaning, they can be found at the ground level all the way to the attic.

Termites are social insects which means they work together and share task within the colony.

Termite mud tubes are a way to spot termites, these tubes are built to protect termites.

Mosquitos

  1. Aedes Mosquito
  2. Anopheles Mosquito
  3. Culex Mosquito

Entire cycle would take 6-8 days.

Larva and pupa live in water.

Keep producing fertile eggs after a single mating.

Mosquitos eggs are laid in singly or bunches, on water surface or in place.

Cockroaches

  1. German cockroach
  2. American cockroach

Cockroaches eggs are surrounded by hard protective covering

Cockroaches are between 0.7 inches and 3 inches in length.

Signs of Infestation: Cockroaches faeces are visible during an infestation, Musty odour (serious infestations) and oval-shaped egg cases known as oothecae, sometimes visible behind furniture and in other hidden locations, such as the spaces between books.