Ants

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Acrobat Ant
APPEARANCE- Distinctive heart shaped abdomen when viewed from above. 1/8" to 1/4". Black, dark brown, or red and black in color.

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Argentine Ant
APPEARANCE - Brown to light brown, Shiny and about 1/10" long.
 

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Big-Headed Ant
APPEARANCE- Light brown to reddish brown in color. Its head is very large in proportion to its body and is about 1/16" to 1/8" long.
 

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Carpenter Ant
APPEARANCE - One of the largets ants, 1/4" to 3/8" long. Color varies depending on species, from red to black or a combination. The most common species is black in color.

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Crazy Ant
APPEARANCE - Dark brown to black with a grayish sheen. Very long antennae and legs compared to body. About 1/16" to 1/8" long.

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Odorus House Ants
APPEARANCE - Brown in color and about 1/8" long. This ant gets its name from the rotten coconut like smell it puts off when crushed.

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Pavement Ant
APPEARANCE - Dark brown to blackisk in color and about 1/8" long.
 

Pharoah Ant
APPEARANCE - Brown to light brown and shiny. This species is about 1/10" long. Commonly found in kitchens and bathrooms.

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Red Imported Fire Ant
APPEARANCE - Reddish brown in color with a darker abdomen. This species will sting you without hesitation. 1/16" to 1/4" long

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Thief Ant
APPEARANCE - Pale yellow to light or dark brown in color. Often is confused with pharoah ants. Very small in size 1/16" long.

    Winged Ants vs Swarming Termites
    Winged ants and termite swarmers are often mistaken for each other. Their size is very similar, however, there are several notable differences.

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Flying Ants

  • Elbowed antennae
  • Two pairs of wings, rear wings smaller than front wings
  • Wings have fewer well-defined and more prominent veins
  • Pinched waist
  • Long legs
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Termite Swarmers

  • Straight antennae
  • Two pairs of wings the same size and shape
  • More and finer veins in wings create a lace-like appearance
  • Broad waist
  • Short legs

Bees & Wasps

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Bold Faced Hornet
APPEARANCE - Black body with white markings. Nests usually in trees or shrubs 2'-40' off ground. Adults are about 3/4" long.
 

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Bumble Bee
APPEARANCE - Black and yellow to orange hair patterns on abdomens. Females can and will sting to protect nesting sites. 3/4" long.

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Carpenter Bee
APPEARANCE - Metallic blue and black body with green or purplish reflections. Covered with light colored hairs. 3/4" to 1" long.

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Cicada Killer
APPEARANCE - Black or rusty color with yellow band markings on abdomen. Nest in sandy soils. 1" to 1-1/2" long.

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Honey Bee
APPEARANCE - Various shades of yellow, blackish brown, or orange in color. Body is covered with hair. Workers are 1/2" to 5/8" long.

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Mud/Dirt Dauber
APPEARANCE - Adults are usually dull black to black with bright yellow markings. Long narrow waist, 3/4" to 1" in length.

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Paper Wasp
APPEARANCE - Dark to reddish brown in color with yellow markings. Sometimes confused with yellow jackets. 3/4" to 1" long.

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Yellow Jacket
APPEARANCE - Small wasps with black and yellow stripes. Has two sets of wings and a slender waist. 1/2" to 1" long.


Bed Bugs

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Cockroaches

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American Cockroach
APPEARANCE - Largest of house infesting roachs. Also known as (waterbugs or palmetto bugs). Reddish brown with yellow fig.8 pattern on back of its head. Up to 2" in size.

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Brown Banded Cockroach
APPEARANCE - Light gold to glossy dark brown in color. Yellow bands transverse across base of wings and abdomen. 1/2" to 5/8" long.
 

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German Cockroach
APPEARANCE - Pale to medium brown in color with wings. Has two dark stripes on back near head. Adult females carry their eggs protruding from the abdomen. 1/2" to 5/8" long.

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Oriental Cockroach
APPEARANCE - Shiny black to dark reddish brown in color. Females have no wings, only two wing pads. 1" to 1-1/4" long.
 

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Smoky Brown Cockroach
APPEARANCE - Similar to the American Cockroach but smaller. Male and female both have wings longer than their bodies. Mahogany in color and about 1" long.

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Fabric Pests

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Clothes Moth
APPEARANCE - Cream or white in color and its body is covered with shiny, golden scales. About 3/8" long with a wing span of about 1/2".
 

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Carpet Beetle
APPEARANCE - Adults are small and round. Wing covers are either black or mottled in color. Often have black, gray, yellow, or red scales. 1/16" to 1/8" long.


Occasional Invaders

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Box Elder Bug
APPEARANCE - Adults are black with red crossing lines. Nymphs are tiny and bright red in color. Adults are about 1/2" long.

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Cricket
APPEARANCE - Tan to black in color. Rectangular shaped body with enlarged back legs. 1/2" to 1-1/2" long.

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Centipede
APPEARANCE - Brown to reddish brown in color. Long flat bodies with a pair of legs for each body segment. 2" or smaller in length.

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Earwig
APPEARANCE - Brown to black in color. Slender bodies with pincher like forceps at end of abdomen. Adults are about 1/4" long.

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Grasshopper
APPEARANCE - Brown to green or yellow in color and may have black markings. Long back legs with antennae usually shorter than its body. Can vary in size but commonly 1/2" to 2" long.

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June Bug
APPEARANCE - Dark to reddish brown in color. Hard shell covers body with three pairs of legs. 1/2" to 5/8" long.
 

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Millipede
APPEARANCE - Brown to black in color. Body is partially rounded. Usually 1-1/2" or less in length.

Pill Bug/Roly Poly
APPEARANCE - Brown, grey, or black in color. Rounded body segments with seven pairs of legs. Ball up when disturbed. 3/8" long.

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Silverfish
APPEARANCE - Light grey and silvery blue to brown in color. Long antennae like tails on back end. 1/2" to 1" long.

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Sow Bug
APPEARANCE - Sometimes confused with pill bugs, Brown, grey, or black in color. Rounded segmented body and about 3/8" long.


Pantry Pests

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Cigarette Beetle
APPEARANCE - Brown in color with oval shaped body. Head is curved down giving it a humped look. Has small hairs all over and 1/10" long.
 

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Confused Flour Beetle
APPEARANCE - Reddish brown in color. Has three segments. Antennae enlarges to the tip with four club like segments. 1/8" to 1/4" long.

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Drugstore Beetle
APPEARANCE - Brown in color. Long oval shaped body with lines running length wise on its wings. Sometimes confused with the cigarette beetle. About 1/10" long.

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Indian Meal Moth
APPEARANCE - Wings are lighter tan or grey towards head with a dark copper like color on ends. About 5/8" long.
 

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Rice Weevil
APPEARANCE - Dark brown or black with four faint yellow or red spots on the wing covers. Long snout at head. 1/10" long.

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Sawtooth Grain Beetle
APPEARANCE - Brown to dark brown in color. Flat, slender, and about 1/10" long.


Rodents

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House Mouse
AAPPEARANCE - Gray, brown & black with light colored bellies. 3" to 4" long with a 2"-4" tail. Pointed snout and rounded ears.
 

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Norway Rat
APPEARANCE - Brown, grey, black in color. Small ears, stocky body and a blunt snout. 7" to 10" long with 6"-8" tail.
 

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Roof Rat
APPEARANCE - Black, brown, grey in color. 6" to 8" long with its tail longer than body. Tail is usually 6.5"-10" long.

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Spiders

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Black Widow
APPEARANCE - Females are about 3/8" long. Shiny black with a red hourglass mark on its abdomen. Males are 3/16" long, shiny black with white lines along its sides.

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Brown Recluse
APPEARANCE - Colors vary from offwhite, brown, to grey. They are also know as violin spiders because of the violin shaped marking on its back. about 3/8" long.

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Cellar Spider / Daddy Long Legs
APPEARANCE - Yellow, tan, and grey in color. Legs are about 6 times the length of its body and are about 1/4" or less in length.

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Common House Spider
APPEARANCE - Brown to dark tan in color. Often has dark stripes as well. About 1/4" long.

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Garden Spider
APPEARANCE - Black and yellow in color. 1/4" to 1" or more in length. Spiderlings are bright yellow.

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Wolf Spider
APPEARANCE - Usually dark brown and black with stripes. Sizes range from 1/2" to a little over 1" long.


Subterranean Termites

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Worker
APPEARANCE - White, and almost translucent in color. Workers are wingless and usually 1/4" to 3/8" long.
 

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Soldier
APPEARANCE - Look almost like the workers but have darker heads. They defend the colony against invaders, primarily ants and other termites.

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Swarmer / Reproductives
APPEARANCE - Black or brownish in color. Wings equal in length and longer than its body. Straight antennae 1/4" to 3/8" long.

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Shelter/Mud Tubes
APPEARANCE - Soil color tubes may be found along the foundation, walls, plumbing areas, trim, etc.