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Invasive Spotlight: Red Imported Fire Ant

Red imported fire ant. (Credit: Bugwood.org)

The red imported fire ant, or RIFA for short, is no ordinary red ant. This invasive pest lives up...

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: bite (2), CDFA (1), invasive species (1), nurseries (1), pest (1), red imported fire ant (1), RIFA (1), southern California (1), sting (1), UC IPM (2), venom (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Spider Bites

The black widow spider is the most harmful spider in California. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Unlike mosquitoes, spiders do not seek people in order to bite them. Generally, a spider doesn't...

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 8:50 AM
Tags: bite (2), Pest Notes (1), spider (1), UC IPM (2), venom (2), Vetter (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden
 
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