Identify Intruders: Exterminator Guide

So you know what you’re dealing with, the team at André Robitaille Extermination in Montreal has prepared some facts for identification.



Bees

bee
  • The most common varieties measure approximately 8.5 to 17 mm
  • Visibly hairy
  • Colour palette includes red, black, green and gold
  • Appear in the beginning of April
  • Feed on flower nectar
  • To learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bees

Spiders

spider

Cockroaches

coackroach

Grain beetles (Coleoptera)

Grain beetle

Woodlice

Woodlice

Larder Beetles

Larder Beetles

Ants

ant
  • Ants have three distinct segments
  • Those who leave the colony in search of food are, in general, worker ants
  • They are found in a range of colors from black to red
  • To learn more:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant

Wasps

wasp
  • Are long and thin in appearance
  • They generally have a golden colour
  • If they are attacked or killed, they can attract other wasps
  • To learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wasp

Earwigs

Earwig
  • Measure approximately 1 to 1/4 inch
  • Reddish-brown to black
  • Active at night and attracted to light
  • Move rapidly and adept at hiding
  • Some varieties eat live plants
  • To learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Earwigs

Pigeons

rock pigeon

Silverfish

Silverfish
  • Are brown or silver in colour
  • They only come out at night
  • Often found in bathrooms
  • Like to eat vegetables and dry beef, paper, gum, glue, various fabrics, sugar, and cereal
  • To learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silverfish

Fleas

flea
  • They measure about 1/12 to 1/8 inches
  • Can jump to 7-8 inches high and 14-16 inches long
  • Fleas attack animals and sometimes humans
  • Can emit undesirable organisms that can affect humans
  • Their bites cause irritation and itching
  • To learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fleas

Bedbugs

bedbug
  • Flat, oval and ranging from light brown to reddish brown
  • Prefer to feed on human blood
  • They are found in beds or other surfaces that serve as beds
  • Are active at night
  • To learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bedbugs

Rodents

rodent

Moths

moth
  • Moths are sensitive to light
  • They often look like small white butterflies
  • They eat: hair, wool, feathers, dead insects, and almost any animal product
  • To learn more: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moths
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