The American cockroach (Periplaneta americana), generally live in moist areas, but can survive in dry areas if they have access to water. These cockroaches are common in basements, crawl spaces, cracks and crevices of porches, foundations, and walkways adjacent to buildings. In residential areas outside the tropics these cockroaches live in basements and sewers, and may move outdoors into yards during warm weather
The German cockroach (Blattella germanica) is a small species of cockroach, Blattella germanica occurs widely in human buildings, but is particularly associated with restaurants, food processing facilities, hotels, and institutional establishments such as nursing homes. Though nocturnal, the German cockroach occasionally appears by day, especially if the population is crowded or has been disturbed.
The brown-banded cockroach (Supella longipalpa) is a small species of cockroach, measuring about 58 in (10 to 14 mm) long. It is the only species of the genus Supella. It is tan to light brown and has two light-colored bands across the wings and abdomen, they may sometimes appear to be broken or irregular but are quite noticeable.
House mice have an adult body length (nose to base of tail) of 7.5-10 cm (3.0-3.9 in) and a tail length of 5-10 cm (2.0-3.9 in) House mice are typically commensal, and are found in a very wide range of man-made habitats including houses, farm outbuildings, other types of buildings, and even coal mines and frozen meat stores
Rattus rattus is a medium sized rat with relatively large ears and a tail that is nearly always longer than the body. Individuals weigh between 70 and 300 g, and arebetween 16 and 22 cm in head and body length and a tail length of 19 cm or longer.
The greater bandicoot rat (Bandicota indica) is the largest, weighing 0.5 to 1 kg (1.1 to 2.2 pounds). The shaggy, blackish brown body is 19 to 33 cm (7.5 to 13 inches) long, not including a scantily haired tail of about the same length
Lives in Indoors also known as asian tigers Lay eggs in moist surfaces, clean and stagnant water. Diurnal (day biters) cause. Black and white spots in body and legs. Transmit the virus cause Dengue fever, Yellow fever, Chikengunia etc
Breeds in organically polluted water, adults are generally active only during the warmth months and nocturnal in habit. Transmit disease like Malaria.Anopheles mosquitoes can be distinguished from other mosquitoes by the palps.
Breeds in large quantity of polluted water, Culicine females have short palps. Culex is night biters. It is known to contribute to the spreading of the West Nile Virus, filariasis, and encephalitis. It lives from 10 to 14 days.
Build colony in soil and infest wood which is in contact. Travel through mud tubes. Mature queen produce 10000 eggs per day.
Build colony in wood and do not require contact with soil Not considered to have significant economic impact. They are rarely to find in dry timbers.
Build colony in wood and do not require contact with soil. Poppy seed like droppings are seen. These termites bore directly into wood and make their nests in the wood itself.
Build nest in wood and do not require contact with soil. Confuse with Dry wood termite attack. Power droppings and round holes are distinguish wood borers from dry wood termites.
Common species are House Flies, Fruit Flies, Drain Flies, etc. Breed in animal waste and decaying materials and lay eggs in batches. They carries hundred of pathogens and may cause for hepatitis A, typhoid, amebic dysentery etc .
Common pest of man and are active blood suckers of warm blooded animal. Adult are oval and wingless with rusty red in color. Their body is flattened and can easily hide. Nymph and adult sucks blood and are active in night.
Spiders are air-breathing arthropods that have eight legs and chelicerae with fangs that inject venom. They are the largest order of arachnids and rank seventh in total species diversity among all other orders of organisms. Most of the species create webs on a daily basis.
Ants secrete pheromone while travelling from the nest to food, and vice versa in order to communicate with one another to find the shortest path. Ants are social insects, that is, the queen lays eggs and workers find food, defend and maintain the nest.