23 Urban Entomology

23 Urban Entomology - Urban Entomology The study of insect...

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Urban Entomology The study of insect pests in the urban environment Types of pests : Nuisance/public health Pests of food Pests of fabric – e.g. clothes, carpets, etc. Structural pests
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Household pests: Argentine ant
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Argentine ant #1 household insect pest in CA Supercolonies Farm aphids, etc. in crops
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House flies
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House fly problems Obvious annoyance Transmit Salmonella , dysentery, cholera, diarrhea, polio, typhoid, etc. Associated with garbage, excrement Lay eggs in warm, moist materials E.g. fermenting lawn clippings big source Kathy’s chicken coop! Life cycle in as little as 1 week
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Bed bugs
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More bed bugs
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Bed bugs gone wild - 2010 Blood-feeding ectoparasites Do not vector disease, but cause: Irritation, anxiety, allergic rxns in some folks Resurgence in U.S. – why? -Insecticide resistance -More travel/trade -Loss of State/local vector control programs
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< > German Cockroach
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Cockroach problems Associated with food/filth
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PPSC 110 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '04 term at Cal Poly.

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