Now that the summer season is over and the temperatures cool around the Las Vegas area – it’s cricket time. No not the game the pests.
Did you know that crickets and grasshoppers are relatives – part of the of the Gryllidae family. And this summer we had a surprise invasion of grasshoppers due to a lot of spring rain.
It’s September and most people have come home after a summer vacation, however did you bring some bed bugs home with you?
The common bed bug aka Cimex Lectularius is a small bug only approximately 3/16 of an inch long and 1/8 of an inch wide and has an oval shape. The bug is flat and the color is brown to reddish brown with a 3-segmented beak and 4-segmented antennae and vestigial wings. They emit a distinctive” musty sweetish” odor that usually comes from undigested parts of their last blood meal.