NW Pests

Because of the Pacific Northwest’s moderate, damp climate, the area is ripe for a host of insects, rodents and other Northwest pests. Here is just a brief list of some of those pesky intruders.

Ants:

Carpenter ants
Pavement ants
Pharaoh ants
Odorous house ants
Thatching ants

Beetles and Creepy Crawlies:

Bed bugs
Carpet beetles
Centipedes
Cockroaches
Drug store beetles
Earwigs
Fleas
German cockroaches
Lice
Millipedes
Mites
Psocids
Power post beetles
Silverfish
Sow bugs (also called woodlouses)
Western confider seed bugs(WCSB)
Termites

Wasps, bees and hornets:

Bald faced hornets
Honey bees
Mason bees
Polistes wasps
Wasps
Western yellow jackets
Yellow jackets

Rodents:

Mice
Norway rats
Rats

Spiders:

Brown recluse spiders
Hobo spiders

Flying pests:

Bats
Clothing moths
Cluster flies
Flies
Fruit flies
Indian meal moths (also called waxworms)
Mosquitoes

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