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Nuisance and Household Pests Craig Hollingsworth and Rene Kesecker Revised:  March 2020 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal document. ...
Public Health Pests Craig S. Hollingsworth Revised:  March 2020 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal document. Read the product label ...
Wood-Infesting Insect Pests Daniel A. Suomi Revised:  March 2014 In all cases, follow the instructions on the pesticide label. The PNW Insect Management Handbook has no legal status, whereas the pesticide label is a legal document. Read the product label ...
Public health pests-Bed bug Cimex lectularius Pest description and damage Bed bugs are wingless, flattened, oval, brown insects that feed on blood. They are about half the size of a pencil eraser. One species, Cimex lectularius, is generally associated ...
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Public health pests-Flea Cat flea (Ctenocephalides felis) Dog flea (Ctenocephalides canis) Human flea (Pulex irritans) Pest description and damage Fleas are the bane of every dog and cat- and their owners. Adult fleas are external parasites of warm ...
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Public health pests-Human lice Pest description and damage Three species of lice affect humans. They can be distinguished by where on the body they appear. Scientific name Common name Location on host Egg (nit) attachment Pediculus humanus capitis head ...
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Public health pests-Mite Various species of Acari, including: Human itch mite (Sarcoptes scabiei hominis) Pest description and damage Mites that may affect humans directly can be divided into four general groups: those that 1) parasitize humans; 2) ...
Public health pests-Mosquito Culicidae Pest description and damage Mosquitoes can be an irritating nuisance and can transmit certain diseases to humans and animals through bloodfeeding. Female mosquitoes must obtain a blood meal in order to lay eggs. Eggs ...
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Public health pests-Spider Pest description and damage There is much confusion regarding poisonous spiders in the Pacific Northwest, even among the medical community. While all spiders use venom to subdue their prey (hence, all spiders are "venomous ...
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