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Most ants in Vancouver are either pavement, pharoah or carpenter ants. They size from a few millimeters (pavement ants) to about 3/8″ to 1″ (carpenter ants).
A wasp is a predatory flying stinging insect of the order Hymenoptera and suborder Apocrita that is neither a bee nor an ant.
There are 2 prominent types of flies: Blow fly and the Cluster Fly. Both of these flies usually occur in quantities in your home because of a source either in the home or close by like a dead rodent.
Fleas are parasites, feeding directly on man or other warm blooded animals. Usually you or your pet serves as these “hosts”. A flea can jump 7-8 inches vertically and 14-16 inches horizontally.
Silverfish and Firebrats
The common silverfish is a shiny, silver or pearl grey wingless insect. They typically grow to be about ½ an inch long to ¾ of an inch long, they are covered in shiny silver scales that give the body a metallic sheen.
Adult carpet beetles are small, oval, black, and approximately 1/8-inch long. The adult beetles feed on pollen.
Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattaria. This name derives from the Latin word for “cockroach”, Barata.