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Appearance and Size Facts

  • Beetles are the largest orders of insects (Order Coleoptera), with 300,000 and 450,000 described beetles on the planet
  • Consist of roughly 40% of all insects and approximately 30% of all animals on the planet
  • Pantry Pests or Stored-Product Pests are the most common beetles and infest these areas and feed on the foods commonly stored in these locations
  • Other types of pest beetles include plant-feeding beetles, such as chafers, Japanese beetles, and grubs
  • Beetles, such as lady beetles and fireflies, are beneficial in nature by predating plant-feeding pests, such as aphids and scale insects
  • Size: Worldwide, beetles can range from approximately 1/100 inch (fringed ant beetles) to over 7 inches (titan beetles) depending on the species

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Behavior & Habitat

Behavior & Habitat

Florida's temperate and humid conditions provide significantly increased insect and pest activity as compared to most areas of The US. The lack of a cold season allows pests to thrive and multiply all year long. Learn more about your pest here.

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Warning Signs of Infestation

Signs of Infestation

Pests provide a variety of warning signs that vary from species to species. Some may leave subtle clues while others may cause major structural damage resulting in thousands of dollars in repairs. Learn more to protect your home and family.

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How to Do It Yourself

Preventative Pest Tips

There are many things we can do to prevent pests from controlling our environment. Caulking cracks that pests can crawl through, maintaining sanitary conditions to deny pests a food source and eliminating any structure wood content with the earth are just a few.

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Special Offers

Special Offers

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Behavior & Habitat

Behavior & Habitats

The diversity of beetles is very wide. Beetles can be found everywhere on the planet except for the oceans and in the poles. With so many species, beetles have become specialists in their diets, with those eating plant/animal debris, carrion, dung, fungi, plants, pollen, fruits, flowers, other insects, and arthropods. Pest beetles feed on agriculturally important crops, as well as processed foods such as grains, pastas, and other dried products. Those pest beetles that feed on grains, nuts, cereals, pastas, and myriad stored dry products are known as "stored product pests" and are the ones most commonly seen by homeowners. Many of these beetles can also feed and survive on food and other items of no nutritional content, such as book bindings. Drugstore beetles, which got their name from being found eating prescription drugs, have even been known to chew through tin or aluminum foil and lead sheets. They also cause irreparable damage to valuable museum exhibits and artifacts, feeding on glue or paste, furniture stuffing, and paper they contain. Some beetle species have also been known to feed on rodent poison without harm.

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