Harlequin ladybirds Described as the most invasive ladybird on the planet, the harlequin ladybird has spread like wildfire since its introduction into the UK in 2004 and has the potential to jeopardise many of the 46 native ladybird species that
Bees are important and vital insects and are not normally classed as pests. In either case, they will only sting people if strongly provoked. Because of their beneficial role, every effort will be made to avoid carrying out control treatments
Flying Ants Every year, vast amounts of flying ants appear on the same days in different locations around the UK. You may have already seen these little critters in their hundreds but do you know the reasoning behind their emergence?
Can you spot the difference? Many people think they can tell the difference between a bee and a wasp but are often mistaken. Wasps Wasps are slender, with a particularly narrow waist. They have a yellow and black striped abdomen
There are a variety of insects that can infest stored foods, damaging raw materials that are used at home or in business as well as contaminating the finished product. These are known as Stored Product Insects (or SPI). Infested
Fleas are wingless parasitic insects which are 2-3mm in length, reddish brown in colour with flattened bodies and long legs for jumping from host to host. There are many species of fleas, but in the UK, it is the cat