Fire ants (or Red Imported Fire ants (RIFA), as they're commonly known in the United States) are not known to bother people much, and they are not considered invasive. They pretty much keep to themselves in colonies outdoors, including on …

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Cornfield ants are a common ant species that are known to build their homes in grassy fields. Cornfield ants can also make themselves cozy in your New Caney lawn. These ants are similar to a species known as Field ants, …

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What are ornamental pests? Ornamental pests are those that feed on ornamental plants (those that are grown for aesthetic reasons). Insects and mites that feed on these plants, landscape trees, and other woody ornamentals can take away from the beauty …

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Asian cockroaches (Blattella asahinai) are very prevalent insect pests in Texas, including in Porter. They look so much like German roaches (Blattella germanica) that even pest control professionals can have some difficulty telling the difference: Both roach species are small …

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Crickets are common pests in Texas, and may find their way onto your Kingwood property, and maybe into your home. There are three main types of crickets you'll likely encounter: Field crickets (Gryllidae): Dark brown to black, 9/16" to over …

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