Midges and Gnats

ENTFACT-632: Midges and Gnats  |  Download PDF

Chiggers

ENTFACT-630: Chiggers  |  Download PDF  |  En Español

Grain Mites

ENTFACT-629: Grain Mites  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Grain mites are pests that can feed on a variety of processed or finely ground grains, wheat germ, yeast, cheese, powdered milk, flour, or mold spores. Under hot, humid conditions, very large populations of these tiny creatures can develop rapidly. Female grain mites lay up to 800 eggs on the surface of food materials. 

Smarter Flea Control

ENTFACT-628: Pet-Centered Flea Prevention and Control  |  Download PDF

by Michael F. Potter, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Household Pet

Clover Mites

ENTFACT-627: Clover Mites  |  Download PDF

Firewood Insects

ENTFACT-626: Firewood Insects  |  Download PDF

by Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Many people use a fireplace to supplement their heat supply or just for enjoyment. Insects and other arthropods that are brought into the home on or in firewood may cause alarm but most are of no consequence. Firewood insects usually belong to one of two groups:

Soldier Beetles

ENTFACT-625: Soldier Beetles  |  Download PDF