Category: Insects In & Around The Home

Resource Category Topic Type
Aphids [fact sheet]
Aphids, or plant lice, feed on most vegetable crops, many house plants and ornamentals grown in New Hampshire, as well as numerous weeds and wild plan...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Pesticide Safety Education, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Bed Bugs [fact sheet]
Pest Fact Sheet <br /> <br /> Introduction<br /> <br /> From fossil remains in ancient Egypt, we know that the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius, ...
Yard & Garden
Beetles on Ornamental Plants [fact sheet]
In late spring and early summer, there are several species of adult beetles in the home landscapes of New Hampshire, attacking prized ornamental trees...
Landscape Installation & Maintenance, Agriculture & Gardens Agriculture & Gardens
Beneficial Insects in New Hampshire Farms & Gardens [fact sheet]
Although there are plenty of references on insect pests, there are relatively few references that feature beneficial insects. I wrote this publication...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens Fact Sheet
Best Practices for Submitting Your Insect for Identification
There are between 10 and 20 thousand species of insects in New Hampshire, so identifying an insect, spider or tick is often the crucial first step tow...
Insect Identification Services, Agriculture & Gardens
Biology and Management of Ticks in New Hampshire [fact sheet]
There are two families of ticks, the Ixodidae (hard ticks) and Argasidae (soft ticks). Those of importance to hikers, campers, and pet owners are in t...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Black Flies [fact sheet]
New Hampshire is home to approximately 40 species of black flies. Of these species, only 4 or 5 are considered to be significant human biters or annoy...
Fruit & Vegetable Crops, Agriculture & Gardens, Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Agriculture & Gardens
Bot Flies [fact sheet]
Bot flies comprise the family Cuterebridae, and are parasites that attack mammals. Their larvae live inside living mammals. We have three species of t...
Yard & Garden
Controlling Wasps, Bees and Hornets Around Your Home [fact sheet]
Wasp encounters can be painful, even life-threatening, for a few highly sensitive people. Yet some New Hampshire species are not very aggressive and t...
Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Agriculture & Gardens
Don't Let The Bed Bugs Bite [fact sheet]
What are bed bugs?<br /> <br /> Bed bugs have tormented people throughout human history. They are now increasingly becoming a problem within residen...
Insect Identification Services, Agriculture & Gardens, Yard & Garden Fact Sheet