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Ants (Carpenter)

What do carpenter ants look like? Carpenter ants are large black ants. They tend to

Citronella Ants

Ants (Citronella)

What do citronella ants look like? Citronella ants are small light-brown ants that look golden, almost

Odorous House Ants

Ants (Odorous House)

What do odorous ants look like? Odorous ants are small scavenger ants. They’re usually brown or

Pavement Ants

Ants (Pavement)

What do pavement ants look like? Pavement ants, sometimes called sugar ants, baby ants, or

Bed Bug close-up

Bed Bugs

What are bed bugs? Bed bugs are small insects that feed on human blood.  What

Carpenter bee on flower

Bees (Carpenter)

What are carpenter bees? Carpenter bees are a kind of solitary bee that bores holes



What are centipedes? Centipedes are long and have between 25-300 legs. Their name means “a

Cockroach on bathroom tile

Cockroaches (American)

What are American cockroaches? American cockroaches are a large type of cockroach. They’re usually found

A German cockroach

Cockroaches (German)

What are German cockroaches? German cockroaches are the most common type of cockroaches found in

Fabric Moth

Fabric Moths

What are Fabric Moths? Fabric Moths are small moths that eat your clothes, bedding, and

A single flea


What are fleas? Fleas are very small insects that feed on blood. They regularly feed

Indian Meal Moth

Indian Meal Moth

What are Indian Meal Moths? Indian Meal Moths are one of the most common pantry



What are mice? Mice are small rodents. They are one of the most common household



What are millipedes? Millipedes are long and have between 80-400 legs. Their name means “a



What do mosquitoes look like? Mosquitoes are small winged insects. They’re typically about ½” long.

Powderpost beetle Vertical

Powderpost Beetles

What are powderpost beetles? Powderpost beetles are small wood-boring insects that feed on wood. Their

Norway Brown Rat


What are rats? Rats are medium-size rodents. In New England, the rats you’re most likely

Brown Stink Bug

Stink Bugs

What are Stink Bugs? Stink Bugs are called stink bugs because they emit a foul

Termites and swarmers


What are termites? Termites are small insects that feed on wood and paper. In New


What do ticks look like? Ticks are small insects, similar in shape to a pumpkin