These unassuming looking lady beetles are anything but ladylike; they are known to present themselves amongst pollen, fruit and harvested grapes and may taint a wine vintage with a repulsive blend of peanut butter, decaying spinach, blue cheese and sawdust flavor. Yuk! These lady bugs were introduced as a biological pest control agent to control [...]
The Red Roman Spider, also known as a Sun Spider or Wind Scorpion, is a strange creature, belonging to the Arachnida class. Although its name suggests it is a spider; this is actually not the case. The only likeness that they share with spiders is that they have eight legs. They also somewhat resemble scorpions. [...]
As eminently depicted in District 9, and much to the fear of local residents, Johannesburg is home to the loathsome and most terrifying insect of them all – the Parktown Prawn. As if the idea of a super-sized fighter cricket is not enough, I know of a grown man who, trembling under the watch of [...]
Have you ever wondered why bees swarm? The deBugged blog explores the reasons behind the natural bee phenomena.
Not only are flies annoying, but these flying insects pose health risks; spreading with them bacteria that can cause harmful diseases. It’s important to employ fly control methods to get rid of flies before they become a real problem.