Miller Moth

Miller Moth

Miller Moth Life History and Habits All moths undergo complete metamorphosis, meaning they have four life stages: egg, larva, pupa, adult. Miller moths lay eggs in weedy areas including wheat, alfalfa, turfgrass, or other areas of thick vegetation in the late summer...
Ants in the Home

Ants in the Home

Ants in the Home Almost anywhere in Colorado, ants will be the most common insect found in yards, gardens, fields and forests. Most ants found in homes nest outdoors and enter homes to forage for food or water.   Life History and Habits Ants are social insects that...
European Earwigs

European Earwigs

European Earwig, Forficula auricularia   Earwigs found in Colorado were introduced in the 1950s, they are a common nuisance pest both indoors and outdoors. Occasionally, earwigs damage soft parts of plants, however, they mainly feed on smaller insects, including plant...
European Paper Wasp

European Paper Wasp

European Paper Wasp Description The European paper wasp is a generally black insect marked with yellow. They are fairly slender bodied with a distinct constriction of the body between the thorax and abdomen.  European paper wasps are sometimes mistaken for...