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Posts Tagged: crane flies

"Mosquito Eaters" and Mosquitoes

Adult European crane fly, Tipula paludosa. (Credit: Wikimedia)

Warmer weather means many pests are flying and joining you indoors while you shelter-in-place or...

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bite (16), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (16), lawn (10), mosquito (17), Pest Notes (90), turfgrass (4), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mosquito Eater? What's That Flying Insect?

Adult crane fly. [J.K.Clark]

It's now spring, which means the appearance of all kinds of insects, including those large, leggy...

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:17 PM
Tags: crane flies (4), hawk (3), mosquito eater (1), UC IPM (263)

‘Mosquito Hawks’ in Your House?

Adult crane fly.

You may be seeing long-legged, flying insects in your house lately, bouncing around the walls,...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM
Tags: aerate (2), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (16), lawn (10), mosquito (17), Pest Notes (90), thatch (2), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UC IPM (263)
 
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