Brown Recluse Spider

ENTFACT-631: Brown Recluse Spider  |  Download PDF  |  En Español

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

Many types of spiders live around homes and buildings. Most are harmless, and many are beneficial given they prey upon other nuisance insects, like mosquitos or flies.

Fruit Flies

ENTFACT-621: Fruit Flies  |  Download PDF  |  En Español

Control of Mice

ENTFACT-617: Control of Mice  |  Download PDF  |  En Español

Boxelder Bugs

ENTFACT-444: Boxelder Bugs  |  Download PDF

Asian Lady Beetle Infestation of Structures

ENTFACT-416: Asian Lady Beetle Infestation of Structures  |  Download PDF

by Michael F. Potter, Ric Bessin, and Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologists
University of Kentucky College of Agriculture 

Large numbers of lady beetles (ladybugs) infesting homes and buildings in the United States were first reported in the early 1990s. Ladybugs normally are considered beneficial since they live outdoors and feed on plant pests.