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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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Stored Product Mite Pest Problem 2 weeks ago by 55bef82d7cb23b4f60e54262e58b623fb2391d50 55bef82d7cb23b4f60e54262e58b623fb2391d50
Re: Tiny black beetles in new damp house - ID request please 3 weeks ago by corfie corfie
Re: Bedroom basement bug 1 month ago by triops triops
Re: Pantry pest bug identification 1 month ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Help Please - Black bug Identification 1 month ago by adamgr81 adamgr81
Re: Please help - We think we have bed bugs 1 year ago by Camoo Camoo
Re: PLEASE what are these horrible bugs?!! 4 months ago by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: Please Help Idenify This Bug 4 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: please help identify 5 months ago by Barrybloke Barrybloke
Re: What is this? 5 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: What is this? 5 months ago by flecc flecc
Re: Bug identification - please help? 6 months ago by triops triops
Re: Bug identify keep seeing these in the house 6 months ago by flecc flecc
What keeps leaving this behind please help 6 months ago by innovat0r innovat0r
Re: Help! Can anyone tell me what these are? 7 months ago by Jonathan - NaturePlus host Jonathan - NaturePlus host
Tiny white mites in bedroom. Any suggestions? 7 months ago by kirstyclaire2 kirstyclaire2
ID needed please 7 months ago by Clo Clo
Re: Please help me identify these small black bugs in my flat 7 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: please help identify 8 months ago by bexy00 bexy00
Please help me identify this tiny bug are they ROur dog found a dead rat in our garden andat Lice? 8 months ago by Shaka Shaka
Re: Help with beetle ID 9 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: What is this? 9 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: is this normal for booklice 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: help identifying micro creature 1 year ago by moominmouse moominmouse
Re: Booklice or something else? 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Tiny creamy white mites in my kitchen 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Tiny crawling bugs on hearth/toy box 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Small fly problem 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Please help identify these 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Little red bugs in my kitchen 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team

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