The common housefly is considered a pest to almost everyone, but the avid insect collector. They can be found in considerable numbers throughout the world. But, where do house flies come from? This article will answer this question and take a look at some of the less well known interesting facts about the housefly.
There are over 4000 species of cockroaches, but only 4 which are well known as pests. These are the Oriental, Asian, German and American cockroaches which are found across a large percentage of the world. They are considered pests because they may leave an offensive odour, transport microbes that may be dangerous to humans and/or causes allergic reactions to people.
Bed bugs are a small insect that live on the blood of humans and other warm blooded animals. Their bite creates a red itchy area that causes allergic reactions. They are called bed bugs because they are commonly found in mattresses and bedrooms. They were almost wiped out from the United States in the 1940’s, but have since returned to epidemic proportions in a new global outbreak.