Category Archives: Animals

Types of Orange Spiders With Pictures and Identification

Orange Spiders identification

Orange spiders are relatively rare because only a few species of spiders have orange bodies and heads. The most common orange spider is the marbled orb-weaver with its bulbous orange abdomen and orange and black patterns. Other species of orange arachnids include the woodlouse spider, cross orb-weaver spider, and triangular spiders. There are also species of jumping spiders with orange and black bodies.

Types of Flying Bugs and Insects (With Pictures) – Identification Guide

Types of Flying Bugs and Insects

Flying bugs and insects come in all shapes and sizes. Identifying species of flying insects and bugs in your home is vital to recognize harmless, venomous, and disease-carrying pests. Also, in your garden, flying insects can inflict a nasty sting or damage your ornamental flowering shrubs. However, not all winged bugs and insects are dangerous. Many insects that fly perform vital tasks such as pollinating flowers or feeding on plant-destroying pests.

Spiders With White Spots – Black and Brown (Pictures) – Identification Guide

Spiders With White Spots - Black and Brown

Black or brown spiders with white spots can include several species of spiders. The presence of white spots on a spider’s head, abdomen, or legs helps to identify individual types of spiders. White-spotted brown or black spiders aren’t necessarily an indication of a venomous or harmless spider. However, most of the spiders with white spots in this article are non-venomous spiders.

Black and Red (or Dark Orange) Spiders (with Pictures) – Identification Guide

There are many types of black and red spiders you could find lurking in your house. The type of black spider with red marks that most people think of is the black widow spider. However, other black and red spiders can be jumping spiders, orb-weaver spiders, and dwarf spiders. Identifying species of red and black or black and dark orange spiders is important. Some black and red spiders are venomous, whereas others are harmless.

Types of Brown Spiders (with Pictures) – Identification Guide

Brown Spiders

Seeing a brown spider scurrying along the floor can be terrifying. Some brown house spiders have large dark brown bodies with long spindly legs. You might find other types of scary brown furry spiders that look like tarantulas in a basement, attic, or an outbuilding; however, they are usually completely harmless. But, of course, a large brown recluse spider can lurk in crevices and inflict a nasty bite if you get too close.

Types of Small Black Bugs (With Pictures) – Identification

Small Black Bugs

No one wants to find small black bugs in the house. Small black insects crawling, scurrying, or slithering across a floor could be a beetle, spider, black ant, cockroach, or pillbug. But there are also tiny black bugs that are difficult to spot because they lurk in crevices or only come out at night. In some cases, the only signs of little black bugs are red, itchy, bite marks they leave on your skin.

Small Brown Bugs (With Pictures and Names) – Identification Guide

Small Brown Bugs

Discovering small brown bugs lurking in your home can send you into a panic. However, the tiny brown creatures could be a sign of a more extensive bug infestation behind baseboards, under carpets, or in upholstered furniture and bedding. Apart from causing fear, some tiny brown bugs can cause damage, bite you, and spread disease. For example, brown spiders and minuscule brown bed bugs bite and can leave itchy red bumps on your skin. In addition, brown cockroaches and ticks spread bacterial and viral diseases, and termites can destroy a wooden structure.

Small House Bugs With Pictures and Names – Identification Guide

Finding small bugs crawling or flying around your house can be a frightening experience. However, noticing a small black bug could be nothing to worry about. Many types of house spiders, beetles, or fruit flies are relatively harmless. However, small brown bugs like cockroaches, ants, or bed bugs scurrying along a baseboard or lurking in crevices could be a sign of a more extensive bug infestation. Identifying common house bugs is the first step in knowing how to get rid of them.

Types of Wasps and How to Identify Them (Pictures and Names)

Types of Wasps and How to Identify Them

Wasps are small, flying insects that usually have an identifiable black body with yellow bands. Typically, wasps have a slender, smooth body with a narrow waist, a pair of membranous wings, and six spindly legs. Many species of wasps look like bees, and both wasps and bees are important pollinators that can cause a painful sting.

Types of Black Bees (Pictures) – How to Identify Big and Small Black Bees and How They Differ From Bumblebees

Types of Black Bees

Black bees are about the size of a bumblebee and are also excellent pollinators. In many ways, the habits and characteristics of big black bees are like those of bumblebees. However, black bees are not just black bumblebees. They are a different species of bee that some homeowners view as pests. In fact, if large black bees are causing property damage, you may need to find out ways to get rid of the black bumblebee-like insects.