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Posts Tagged: parasites

Distinguishing Between Crab, Body, and Head Lice

Figure 1. Species of lice found on humans.

Human lice (singular “louse”) are parasitic insects found on people. Adult lice are...

Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 6:00 AM
Tags: head lice (3), health (4), lice (2), parasites (3), pest management (69), public health (9), Taravati (4), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Raccoons

Juvenile racoon. (L. Fitzhugh)

Raccoons may look adorable at times, but when this nocturnal animal appears in your yard at...

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8:52 AM
Tags: damage (17), disease (43), parasites (3), pests (64), raccoons (4), UC IPM (281)

Biological Control Pest Note Revised

This green lacewing adult is a general predator that feeds on many soft-bodied insects.

Biological control is the beneficial action of predators, parasites, pathogens, and competitors in...

Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:10 AM
Tags: beneficials (1), biological control (5), Dreistadt (3), ipm (63), parasites (3), predators (2)

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