Food warehouses

Bluebottle

Bluebottle (Lucilia spp., Calliphora spp.) Bluebottles or blowflies are an arbitrary group of species belonging to the Calliphoridae family and, in general, to the genera Lucilia and Calliphora. These flies are easily distinguished from other species by the strongly metallic colours of their body. Adults are omnivores and feed on exudates and secretions of various kinds, while larval development takes
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Rat and mouse

Rat (Rattus norvegicus is Rattus rattus) and mouse (Mus domesticus) The rat is a rodent well adapted to living close to humans and has a strong ability to exploit the changes that man actually makes to the environment. Rattus norvegicus or sewage rat has a lifestyle more closely linked to subterranean environments and environments near watercourses, whereas Rattus rattus or
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Food beetle

Food beetle (Sericorn Lasioderma, Stegobium paniceum, Oryzaephilus, etc.) Food beetles are a heterogeneous species of beetle that in the larval stage and in some species even in the adult stage develop by living on food and stores of food. Harm results not so much from the amount of material, taken as from the disturbances caused to the mass and the
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Food moth

Food moth (Plodia interpunctella, Ephestia spp., etc.) Food moths are a heterogeneous group of "butterflies" which in the larval stage live on food and stocks of foodstuff. Harm results not so much from the amount of material, taken as from the disturbances caused to the mass and the associated biological contamination from faeces, discarded shells, corpses, tissue, etc. The disturbances
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Drainfly

Drainfly (Psychoda alternates) Adults are active at night while during the day they remain attached to walls in places where little light penetrates. They are poor flyers and only move short distances from larval development sites. Species of urban/industrial interest frequent damp, shady places and often abound near sewage farms where larvae play an interesting role in degrading organic matter
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Ant

Ant (Lasius sp., Crematogaster sp., Formica sp., Iridomyrmex sp.) Ants are insects which live in pluriannual matriarchal colonies "dominated" by a female (queen) to which a large number of sterile females (workers) are subject. Colonies are established in the most diverse places and in accordance with the biological needs of the species. Typically, it is possible to find ant nests
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Cockroach

Cockroach (Blatta orientalis, Supella longipalpa and Blattella germanica) Cockroaches are insects characterized by a marked aversion to light and an omnivorous diet based on organic waste of various kinds found at environmental level. The three species most likely to infest habitational and working environments have differing biological aspects. For example, B. orientalis is a typical pest of subterranean environments (ducts,
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