Atlantic Pest Management’s Pest Identifier

Find the pest that bugs you the most and let us know


  • Capable of achieving body masses comprising 50% body fat
  • Agile climbers and strong swimmers
  • Can live in the wild for as long as 21 years
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  • Opossums are not picky eaters and will consume almost anything
  • Generally nocturnal, foraging throughout the night
  • Unlike most wild animals, Opossoms are highly resistant to rabies
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  • One brown bat can eat 1,200 mosquitoes in an hour
  • Over 40 species throughout the US & Canada
  • Existed since the age of dinosaurs
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Fire Ants

  • Aggressive and efficient foragers
  • Can sting repeatedly - Stings are painful & can become infected
  • Voracious feeders on insects and other arthropods
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Carpenter Ants

  • Primarily attracted to moist wood
  • Do not eat wood like termites, but tunnel into wood to make a nest
  • Carpenter ant colony is started by a single queen
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Copper Head Snake

  • Copperhead venom can be fatal, but often the snake injects very little of the poison when it bites a human
  • Prefers the cover of forest, though they will often make their home or den in rocky areas & ledges
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House Mouse

  • Even the smallest amount of mouse urine is capable of triggering allergies in humans
  • One female can produce 6-10 litters of 5-6 young each year
  • Known to gnaw on wiring creating a fire hazard
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Black Widow Spider

  • Often nest in dark, undisturbed, protected places
  • Prevent black widow spiders by reducing clutter
  • Shiny and black with red hourglass marking
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Brown Roach (American Cockroach)

  • Found primarily in warm, humid areas
  • Can spread disease and allergens that can be problematic for asthma sufferers
  • Cockroaches can crawl into astonishingly small spaces
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Charleston Mosquitoes

  • Can be carriers of malaria, yellow fever, & dengue fever in humans
  • Mosquitoes locate bloodhosts by scent, sight and heat
  • One female mosquito may lay 100 to 300 eggs at a time
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  • Must maintain contact with the ground or some other moisture source to survive
  • Social insects that live in highly organized colonies
  • Swarmers are the most visible forms of termites
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Atlantic Pest and Termite Management Inc
1720 Signal Point Road
Charleston, SC 29412
ph: 843.795.4010
fax: 843.795.4498

Gregory C. Mount Pleasant, SC

They were prompt, friendly, and they do excellent work. If you need your house sprayed in between appointments, then they...
They were prompt, friendly, and they do excellent work. If you need your house sprayed in between appointments, then they will do it for free.