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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: What is this bug that's taking over my kitchen cupboards?! 3 weeks ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Help to identify Tiny beetles found in bathroom 3 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Small micro insects on floors and walls, help to identify please? 3 months ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
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Re: Just found this in my bed. What is it? 5 months ago by ChrisE ChrisE
Re: Please can you identify this whitish bug I found in our living room? 5 months ago by DaveOxford DaveOxford
Re: Any idea what this is? 6 months ago by MikeHardman MikeHardman
Re: Please help can any one tell me what this is 6 months ago by MikeHardman MikeHardman
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Re: Bugs on my cats and dogs 6 months ago by MikeHardman MikeHardman
Re: Any ideas what this little bug is...? 7 months ago by Atreba Atreba
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Re: Hairy bug help 8 months ago by Wortmaggot Wortmaggot
Re: Found bug/beetle in house, any idea what it is? 8 months ago by RobW RobW
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Re: Help, biting insects 11 months ago by Jaffa Jaffa
Re: Can anyone identify this creature? 1 year ago by wayman wayman
Re: Identification Help Please 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Clusterflies 1 year ago by bombuslucorum - Museum ID team bombuslucorum  - Museum ID team
Re: Identifying the following larvae/ caterpillar like household pest? 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Bugs in our bedrooms 1 year ago by Florin - Museum ID team Florin - Museum ID team
Re: Help Identifying this bug? 1 year ago by Lewis Lewis
Re: help identifying micro creature 1 year ago by AndyB AndyB

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