C O M M O N   P E S T S   O F   S C H O O L S


OSU Cockroach Brochure
EPA Cockroach Brochure
A very common cockroach
OSU Head Lice Brochure
EPA Head Lice Brochure
A brief discussion about a common parasite of students and teachers alike
OSU Ant Brochure
EPA Ant Brochure
Some common ants and their control
Ground Beetles
Some common beetles and their control
Paper Wasps
Stinging Wasp IPM (EPA)
Wasps and other closely related stinging Hymenoptera
Imported Fire Ants
Information about Imported Fire Ants (IFA), a major pest in the Southern United States
Crickets and Grasshoppers
Occasional pests
Wood Eaters IPM (EPA)
Wood eaters
little blood suckers
OSU Fly Brochure
EPA Fly Brochure
Everybodys pest
Silverfish (OSU)
Silverfish, Firebrat and Booklice IPM (EPA)
Common pests associated with excess humidity
IPM for Lawns(EPA)
Common pests associated with excess humidity


I N S E C T   R E L A T I V E S   &   O T H E R   P E S T S

Common Spiders (OSU)
Spider IPM (EPA)
A general overview of the most commonly encountered spiders
Brown Recluse Spiders (OSU)
Spider IPM (EPA)
One of the most common indoor pests spiders
Scorpions (OSU)
Scorpion IPM (EPA)
Scorpion facts
Sowbugs and Pillbugs
Discussion about these common Crustaceans
Mouse and Rat IPM (EPA)
Mice and other small rodents
Information about Skunks
Blood sucking pests
Black Widow Spider
Not often seen, but very poisonous
Weeds (OSU)
Weeds (EPA)
Non-animal pests
Clothes Moth and Carpet Beetle IPM (EPA)
Common pests associated with excess humidity
Tree IPM (EPA)
Integrated pest management for trees and shrubs around schools