Fleas

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Types of fleas Human flea Cat flea Dog flea Rat flea Chicken flea Sand flea Springtail flea Sticktight flea How fast do they spread? On average, a female flea lays up to 25 eggs per day. The new eggs will reach adulthood in 20 to 26 days. Within a month, she will have thousands of […]

Crickets

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Types of crickets Camel cricket House cricket Field cricket Cave cricket Jerusalem cricket Diseases carried Although crickets can bite, they do not always puncture the skin. Diseases can be spread through their bite. Crickets carry a large number of diseases and have the ability to cause painful sores, that aren’t fatal to humans. Did you […]

Beetles

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Types of beetles Carpet beetles Wood-boring beetles Pantry beetles Ladybird Stink beetles Diseases carried Dung beetles carry some microbes that make humans sick, but they also destroy them, so presence of dung beetles is ultimately a good thing for public health. Dung beetles do not bite or attack humans and cannot transmit diseases in that […]

Bed Bugs

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How fast do they spread? Unlike other insects, bed bugs are slow to reproduce. Bed bugs can spread from one room to another through door frames, cracks and crevices in walls, ceilings, windows and floors. Diseases carried Bed bugs aren’t known to spread diseases, but their presence may cause itching and loss of sleep. The […]

Ants

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Types of ants in South Africa Pharaohs ant Common black ant (The former Monomorium pharaonis, and the latter Lasius niger) Diseases carried Ants carry bacteria and might transfer them into food or an open wound. There were many disease-causing organisms found on some species of ants such as E. coli, Streptococcus, Shigella, Salmonella and Staphylococcus. […]

Cockroaches

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Types of cockroaches in South Africa German cockroach American cockroach Brown Banded cockroach Oriental cockroach How fast do they spread? It takes about six to seven weeks for the baby cockroaches to emerge from the eggs. They remain in the nymph (baby) stage for approximately one year, and during this time they molt or shed […]

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