Atlantic Pest Management’s Pest Identifier

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

Raccoon

  • 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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Opossum

  • 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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Bat

  • 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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Termite

  • 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
atlanticpest@gmail.com

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...
2013-07-29T02:09:14+00:00
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.