Critter Corner

A centipede was happy quite,
Until a frog in fun
Said, “Pray, which leg comes after which?”
This raised her mind to such a pitch,
She lay distracted in the ditch
Considering how to run.
 – Anonymous

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Bedbugs

Bedbugs are on the rise in all 50 states and not just in unsanitary locations. They are also becoming quite resistant to current pesticides.

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March flies

Information on the "lovebug".

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Wireworm

Information about the wireworm, or click beetle larva.

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Cluster flies

Extremely annoying, mostly harmless flies.

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True flies (order Diptera)

Information on 9 families of flies.

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Bats

Bats, which make a lot of people duck and cringe, are actually invaluable insect predators, and given a second look these furry little creatures are actually quite cute.

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Bug trivia

Various trivia about bugs for the Critter Corner.

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Fleas

All known species are obligate parasites in the adult stage, and infest man and other mammals and birds, feeding on blood.

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Yellow jackets

General information about yellow jackets.

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