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About household pests

Housefly, Musca domestica

Household pests include larder beetles, woodworm beetles, carpet beetles, clothes moths, flies and fleas.

Many species of invertebrates are considered to be pests or a nuisance in people.s homes. They may be damaging to wood and timbers, fabrics, woollens, natural fabrics and furnishings or food products stored in kitchen cupboards.

Pests in the wild feed on the remains of animals, plants, seeds and cereals, more or less the same as what they feed on inside houses. Many species have adapted to a lifestyle within our homes where they are always found in low numbers.

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Could I have some help with an ID? 6 days ago by AmSimm AmSimm
Any ideas what these bugs are? 2 weeks ago by Michael Michael
Re: What is this bug I found in bathroom? 2 weeks ago by Sam124 Sam124
Re: Is this a german cockroach? 1 month ago by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: Help identifying this tiny flying insect in my flat 2 months ago by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: Tiny Bugs in the kitchen 3 months ago by Valentina Valentina
Re: Identification help. 3 months ago by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Small flies/ gnats can anyone identify please 3 months ago by Diane Diane
Re: Smallflies/gnats please can anyone identify them 3 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: Need help identifying this biting household bug 4 months ago by triops triops
Re: What is this bug I found on couch? 5 months ago by Sam124 Sam124
Re: Can anyone tell me what this little bug is? 5 months ago by DM2701 DM2701
Re: Any idea what this is?! 6 months ago by Happy Days Happy Days
Re: What are these small flies please? 6 months ago by noobcakes noobcakes
Re: Please help me ID, larvae under pet bowl??? 6 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: Can you help me to ID this bug? 6 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: Bugs in bathroom and kitchen widow sills 6 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: WHAT ARE THESE THINGS?!? 7 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: Black beetle-like bugs, what are they? 7 months ago by G4123 G4123
Re: Please help - little black bugs - what are they 7 months ago by triops triops
Re: Help identify them 7 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: Very quiet regular buzz/ vibrate in kitchen 8 months ago by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: Bitten only in late summer 8 months ago by SHB SHB
Re: Please can someone help identify this bug in my flat in London? 9 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: Anyone know what is this bug that appeared from July? 9 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: insects in my new home 11 months ago by habdab habdab
Re: Can anyone identify these juvenile pests? 1 year ago by Laverock Laverock
Re: Tiny creamy white mites in my kitchen 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Identification of red beetle needed, please 1 year ago by MikeHardman MikeHardman
Re: Please help ID this bug 1 year ago by jaguarondi jaguarondi

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