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Be careful when cleaning out storage areas of Black Widow spiders.

During a routine termite inspection in Sedona last week I came across a few spiders. The majority of them being black widows. So I thought…

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Bees in a attic

You really never know what you will find doing this job. The other day Mark was doing a routine termite inspection and found¬† a large…

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Swarming Subterranean Termites in Sedona

While working in Sedona Arizona this past week during the monsoon season we came across these subterranean termites swarming out of the ground to take…

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Blister Beetle

Blister beetles get their name because of they have a defensive secretion made up of cantharidin. There are over 7000 species.

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Black Widow Spider

My experience with the Black Widow has been – if you give her space she will run and hide from you.

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Paper Wasp

The Paper Wasp is a social insect with annual nests. The queen builds a nest using chewed wood pulp.

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Banded Alder Borer Beetle

Living in the high desert of Arizona you come across some strange insects. This fun looking insect is called the Banded Alder Borer Beetle.

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Ladybug Larva

Farmers named the beetles “the Beetles of our lady” and they later became known as ladybugs.

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Bees in the Springtime

As we start to get into the full swing of spring, it’s a good time to walk around our homes and check for hidden dangers such as beehives.

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Subterranean Termites and Slab Plumbing

The termites had concealed themselves in the wall, leaving very little evidence of their presence until the wall was opened to get at the plumbing.

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