June Bug Season

June Bug Season

Photo by Don DeBold   Around my porch light every night in May, I spotted a swarm of half-inch brown beetles. From May through July, the majority of Floridians sit with their worn-out bodies in rain barrels, shallow plant saucers, or outdoor lighting for weeks at...
Do Carpet Beetles Bite?

Do Carpet Beetles Bite?

By: Tony (License) If you wake up in the morning covered in itching blisters, you may be concerned about bedbug infestations. These microscopic parasites often cause unknown itchiness and bites. In addition, the black carpet beetle, a common domestic pest, can cause...
What Is This Black Fly With Long Legs?

What Is This Black Fly With Long Legs?

License Is there an insect in your home that resembles a fly in appearance but isn’t quite? It will be dark, but the startling feature is the triangular flag-like abdomen that protrudes from the top. When I tell people not to squish this “strange house...
Do Horse Flies Really Bite?

Do Horse Flies Really Bite?

Photo by: Thomas Shahan –┬áLicense Do Horse Flies Really Bite? Horsefly bites are very unpleasant due to their size, tenacity, and venom. How come horseflies seem to be more prevalent in the summer? When the weather is hot, the horseflies are more busy. However,...
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