The Insects of January / February
Fungus gnats - Adults are commonly observed
around windows and the soil of potted plants where the young stages develop.
Carpet beetles - Adults may emerge and be found around natural fabrics or
as grain pests in the pantry.
Boxelder bugs and Cluster flies
- Overwintered adults become active in and around homes.
Winged termites - Winged reproductive stages often begin to emerge and
Firewood insects - Bark beetles and wood
borers emerge from stored wood in homes.
Ants - Field ants forage in homes for sweet foods.
Information provided courtesty of Whitney Cranshaw, Department of Bioagricultural Sciences
and Pest Management, Colorado State University.
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