Termites as Pest: The Silent Destroyer of Households

Termites mostly described as the “silent destroyer” since they can secretly hide and thrive in a home without showing any instant signs of destruction,  all eat cellulose-based plant substances. Unfortunately, every human home, irrespective of its kind of construction, can offer cellulose-based food for termite invasion. Termites can be 1/4 – 1/2 an inch in … Read more

Common Australian Rodent Pests You Should Know

Rat in a City Street

Australian Rodent Pests: Mice and Rats Almost forty percent of the mammal species populations are rodents. Mice and rats are one of the most common Australian rodent pests. They are destructive and voracious household pest, eating any food item, paper or clothes that comes their way. Rodents are described by a pair of constantly growing … Read more

Common Australian Cockroach Pests Types You Should Know

Australian Cockroach Pests: The Various Types Cockroaches have existed for millions of years, developing into one of the most adaptable pests in the world and most common Australian pests. There are various Australian cockroach pests disturbing the peace and comfort of households in Perth. Cockroaches are majorly found in homes and buildings because they like … Read more

Mosquitoes – How we smell is why they bite

Mosquito sucking blood. Credit: © Henrik Larsson / Fotolia  [fblike style=”standard” showfaces=”false” width=”450″ verb=”like” font=”arial”] Now that the summer season is in full swing, many of us will be hosting picnics and barbecues and socializing outside. Chances are, we’ll also have some unwanted guests in the form of mosquitoes. Mosquitoes seem to have an uncanny … Read more

Spring has Sprung (Finally)

With the temperature rising and the smell of wildflowers in the air, a new spring has arrived to Western Australia. This may signify fun times ahead, relaxing at the beach or taking part in the abundant outdoor activities Western Australia has to offer. While we as humans have always loved the changing of the seasons, … Read more

Who, What and Where do Mosquito’s Bite?


Article from: Australian Environmental Pest Managers Association (AEPMA) Article By: Dr Cameron Webb, From Entomology Today Mosquitoes bite. They need to bite. Female mosquitos require the nutritional hit of a bloodmeal to develop eggs. The blood can come from many different animals. Some mosquitoes are fussy with highly specific tastes, while others will feed on whoever, or … Read more