Bed Bugs

Bed Bugs

What are Bedbugs? Bedbugs are small, oval, brown insects that feed on the blood of animals or humans. Adult bedbugs have flat bodies about the size of an apple seed. After feeding, however, their bodies swell and become a reddish color. Bedbugs do not fly, but they...
Termites

Termites

Latin Name for Termites Isoptera   What do Termites look like? There are over 2,000 different species of termites in the world, but the termite species that cause property damage in Singapore are primarily of the Coptotermes. Termites typically measure between...
Stinging Pests

Stinging Pests

What do Stinging Pests look like? Stinging pests come in a range of shapes and sizes that include multiple insect species. While the common factor is a stinger, body types, colors, and legs vary widely between pests such as bees, hornets, wasps, and even scorpions....
Rodents

Rodents

Latin Name for Rodents Order Rodentia   What do Rodents look like? Rodents (or more specifically, rats) are warm-blooded mammals that are a common pest in Singapore. They have oversized front teeth for gnawing and check teeth for chewing. Rodents chew on a...
Mosquitoes

Mosquitoes

Latin Name for Mosquitoes Family Culicidae   What Do Mosquitoes look like? Mosquitoes belong to the same group as flies, Diptera. That is why they have a single pair of wings. Mosquitoes typically have long, thin legs and a head featuring a prominent proboscis....
Flies

Flies

Latin Name for Flies Family Diptera   What Do Flies Look Like? There are more than 150 species of flies in Singapore. They all belong to the order Diptera, meaning they have two wings. Because they only have two wings, flies land often and hence can deposit...