Common household bugs ontario

Common household bugs ontario Some domestic pests are mildly irritating. Others, however, can cause damage to the house and even put at risk the exterior of the inhabitants. Knowing what type of pests are common in your area and how to prevent them from entering your home can reduce the headache of dealing with them. Continue reading →

Classification of spiders kingdom

Classification of spiders Kingdom: Animalia (all animals) Phylum: Arthropods (insects, arachnids, crustaceans, other “articulated-legged animals”) Class: Arachnida (spiders, scorpions, ticks, mites, reapers, etc.) Order: Araneae (all spiders) Family: “X”, example: Lycosidae (wolf spiders) Gender: “X”, example: Pardosa (spiders lobe fine spiders) Species: “X”, example: Atlantic Pardosa Taxonomists classify all animals in the animal kingdom, from […] Continue reading →

Importance of spiders to an ecosystem

Importance of spiders to an ecosystem Spiders are practically everywhere. They live on almost every continent and are part of every conceivable ecosystem, they may seem small and insignificant (good, and a little creepy) but they are predators and prey to a multitude of other important animals. As any horticulturist can say, they are great […] Continue reading →

Spider lower classifications

Spider lower classifications Arachnids, characteristics and examples. Classification The Arachnids, Arachnida, are a class within the Arthropod’s edge. They are integrated within the sub-group of the Quelicerados, that share with the Picnogónidos, spiders of sea, and the Merostomates, horseshoe crabs. They include more than 100,000 species and among the most common animals of this class […] Continue reading →

Facts about the Black Insect Hornet

There are approximately 15,000 species of wasps and black flies (folichovespula maculata), also called the bald-faced hornet, is a member of this family. It is an “eusocial” insect, which means it has a delivery system, with a wasp queen at the helm. The black hornet feeds on nectar from flowers, sap and other small insects. […] Continue reading →