Brown Dog Tick
1/8 inches red-brown this is a southern pest. Adults can live unfed for
18 months. and one female can lay between 1000 to 3000 eggs at a time. Potential vector for rocky mountain spotted fever
Cat / dog fleas can be found in the same area.
Are similar in appearance, small 1/ inch, wingless and laterally flat. After each blood meal females lay four to eight eggs,
but lay 400 to 800 total in her life.
Odorous House Ant
Brown to black 1/16 to
1/8 inches. As the name imply's these ants have a rancid bitter smell when crushed. Often nest outside under stones, logs
ect. Can also nest inside in walls or floors around heat sources. E.G. hot water heaters pipes. Prefer sweets but will eat
most any household food. Usually invade homes during rainy periods
are quite common, there is no evidence that they transmit disease or harm humans or other animals despite their nickname of
Small, wingless insect. Favorite food anything containing starch:
adhesives, book binding's, paper, photos, hair and sugar. They have no direct effect on humans.