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Manchester Warehouse Beetle Pest Control


Adults are dark brown and oval in shape with varying patterns of tan and yellow markings on wing covers. Larvae are tan and have a long body covered with stout hairs.


Several members of the genus Trogoderma in the Dermestidae beetle family are important pests of stored food products as well as of fabrics and hides. Both the adults and larvae of Trogoderma are often difficult to distinguish from one another and generally require an entomologist strongly familiar with the taxonomy of these beetles. The species involved in this group include the Khapra beetle, T. granarium, the warehouse beetles, T. variabile and T. ornatum and the larger cabinet beetle, T. inclusum and the cabinet beetle, T. glabrum. Other species may also be encountered in warehouse spaces in Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire. In all cases, pest control management system should be impliment by a professionals pest control company such as Manchester Pest Control. Who refer to these beetles simply as Trogoderma beetles or use the term “warehouse” or “cabinet” beetles. Warehouse and cabinet beetles are a nuisance to insect collectors around the world because they infest boxes of stored, dried insects and reduce them to collections of dust and insect parts. Therefore, any accumulation of dead insects in walls, windowsills, light fixtures or an insect light trap can serve as a source for infestations of Trogoderma beetles. Trododerma beetles are also considered a potential health hazard in food products. The hairs on the larvae are equipped with barbs or are sharply pointed. Hairs shed by this beetle can be irritating to the mouth, esophagus and digestive tract of many people who ingest the hairs left on their food. The life history of Trogoderma beetles vary among the species. For example, the warehouse beetle female, T. vaiable, deposits up to 90 or more eggs within the infested food source. The larvae are very active and crawl throughout infested product and also move into adjacent areas to infest other food sources. In warm conditions, the entire life cycle can be completed in as little as 45 days. Conversely, the life cycle of T. ornatum, a species very common in homes, takes about six months from egg to adult under optimum conditions. Adult females of the larger cabinet beetle, T. inclusum, deposit up to 45 eggs within the food source and these hatch in 8 to 12 days. The entire life cycle of this species is completed in about six months.


The warehouse beetle, T. variable, derives its name from the fact that it is the most common species found in warehouses in Manchester, Stockport and Cheshire. It has the widest food preferences of any of these beetles, feeding on a wide variety of foods including cereals, candy, cocoa, cookies, corn, corn meal, fish meal, pet foods, flour, nuts, dried peas and beans, potato chips, pastas, spices, dead animals and dead insects. The warehouse beetle occurs across the United States and is a common pest in seaports around the world. A closely related species, T. ornatum, is primarily a pest in museums, especially to insect collections. It is more common in northern states, where it occurs outdoors in the cracks of hollow trees and in bird nests. This beetle may be the most common species found in homes and is common in attics. It will feed on the carcasses of dead rodents, dead insects and rodent baits in attics, basements and crawlspaces. This beetle also attacks wool, feathers, furs, skins, bee glue, cocoons, grain, nuts, wheat, corn, malt, cayenne pepper, old flower bulbs, pumpkin seeds, castor beans and tobacco. One report describes T. ornatum larvae feeding on dead termites in drywood termite galleries. Another cosmopolitan species is the larger cabinet beetle, T. inclusum, which is a pest of seed collections. It also can be found in stored wheat, rice and corn as well as woolen clothing, dried insects, dried casein and corn meal. Because many Trogoderma beetles occur naturally outdoors and are able to fly, total elimination of these beetles in a home or commercial building may not be possible in many areas.

Discreet 24 hour Warehouse Carpet Beetle & other Pest Control Services in Stockport with no call out charge We Use unmarked vehicles

We do not use sign written vehicles and will be discreet at all times when dealing with your pest problem. All pest control work is guaranteed, Treatments are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week including bank holidays. We will also advise on any pest proofing issues and how to avoid pest problems in the future. We all want what's best for our family and to protect our home. Apart from the danger to health, many pests can also cause extensive structural damage, as well as an offensive odour. Before you go down the DIY route, why not give us a call to see how we can help? You have nothing to lose! We all want what's best for our family and to protect our home. Apart from the danger to health, many pests can also cause extensive structural damage, as well as an offensive odour. Before you go down the DIY route, why not give us a call to see how we can help? You have nothing to lose!

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Stockport Pest Control Services

People and companies think they can treat the pest problem themselves, only to find that they make the infestation worse by purchasing products from DIY outlets with a poor percentage of insecticide. This may prove to be an expensive waste of time and money. Stockport Warehouse Carpet Beetle & Pest Control provides an effective solution to your pest control problem with advice to prevent any infestation recurring.

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Wasp Nest Treament in Stockport
Effective Wasp Nest Treatment in Stockport

Stockport wasp control treatments are safe and provide excellent value for money. We offer a comprehensive wasp nest treatment service for a fixed price of 59.50. We also cover Stockport, Cheshire and Warrington areas. We are specialists in wasp nest control and also hornet nest treatments. We also provide a same day service, so for those people that really don't like wasps at all, we are here to help and we guarantee that we kill wasp nests dead.

Pest Control for Landlords in Stockport
Pest Control Services for Landlords in Stockport

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