Insect Trivia

March 15, 2019

Ticks and Turkey Season

It’s that time of year, the weather is warming up and people are spending more time outdoors, especially turkey hunters.  Turkey season will being soon here […]
February 7, 2019

Mosquito Birth Control

According to a study done at the University of Arizona, researchers have discovered a protein that could aid in controlling mosquito populations, essentially like a birth […]
November 21, 2018

Fruit Flies

Certainly you have left fruit out on the counter a little too long and have then seen the little tiny flying insects that appear.  These are fruit flies.  […]
January 15, 2014

Insect Trivia – Cockroaches

Cockroaches are believed to have been on the earth for 280 million years. Cockroaches are among the fastest land animals.  They are capable of moving 50 […]
January 10, 2014

Bed Bugs

1. The Common Bed Bug is a parasitic insect. 2. The Common Bed Bug is an oval, flattened, wingless insect that is brown in color. After […]
June 15, 2010

Insect Trivia – Beetles

One fourth of all known animal and plant species are beetles.  There are over 333,000 types of beetles. The largest of all insects is the Goliath […]
June 15, 2010

Insect Trivia – Bees

Honey bees have 2 compound eyes and 3 simple eyes.  The compound eyes have 6900 facet giving them excellent vision. While searching for food a honey […]
June 15, 2010

Insect Trivia – Moths & Butterflies

Silk comes from the cocoons of the true silk moth. The larva spins its cocoon using a single stand of silk that is about 1500 feet […]
June 15, 2010

Insect Trivia – Ants

There are currently about 8,800 varieties of ants in the world. The largest ant is found in Africa (1 ½ in. long) the smallest is found […]