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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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Re: Please help - We think we have bed bugs 4 months ago by Camoo Camoo
Re: is this normal for booklice 4 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: help identifying micro creature 5 months ago by moominmouse moominmouse
Re: Booklice or something else? 5 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Tiny creamy white mites in my kitchen 6 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Tiny crawling bugs on hearth/toy box 6 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Small fly problem 6 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Please help identify these 6 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Little red bugs in my kitchen 6 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Help! Can anyone tell me what this is? I'm worried it's a cockroach. 7 months ago by Flora Flora
Re: Bug ID needed! 7 months ago by MikeHardman MikeHardman
Re: game of guess who!please help identify this ...thankyou in advance 8 months ago by MikeHardman MikeHardman
Re: ID these weird thingy please 8 months ago by duo duo
Re: Please can you IDentify these bugs? This is a Question! 9 months ago by Prostomis Prostomis
Re: Help identify this beetle please! 10 months ago by Steve Jelf Steve Jelf
Re: Please help me id this tiny little bug 10 months ago by Djspindc Djspindc
Re: Is this a bed bug? 10 months ago by Steve Jelf Steve Jelf
Re: Weird solid yellow gunk in keep of lock which had been left unlocked 10 months ago by CathyD CathyD
Weird solid yellow gunk in keep of lock which had been left unlocked 10 months ago by CathyD CathyD
Re: Keep finding these everywhere, anyone know what they are? 11 months ago by Alex Alex
Re: could anyone help identify this beetle please? 11 months ago by Steve Jelf Steve Jelf
Re: Can you help identify this one? 11 months ago by jaguarondi jaguarondi
Re: What is this Bug? 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Please help with identification and information re unknown mites 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Red ruby cockroach 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: What is this bug that's taking over my kitchen cupboards?! 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Help to identify Tiny beetles found in bathroom 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Small micro insects on floors and walls, help to identify please? 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Any idea what these are ? 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Just found this in my bed. What is it? 1 year ago by ChrisE ChrisE

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