Biological Metrics of three Commensal Rodents

This article, by Jerry Cates (initiating author) and Adette Quintana (editor and contributing biologist) was begun on 13 November 2020, first published on 14 November 2020, and last revised on 18 January 2021. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 21:11(02). As described in more detail elsewhere, North America hosts three species of commensal rodents. These are, specifically, the ...

Adventures in Commensal Rodent Management & Control

This article, by Adette Quintana (initiating author) and Jerry Cates (editor and principal contributor), was begun on 13 November 2020, first published on 14 November 2020, and last revised on 18 January 2021. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 21:11(01). Summary: In the process of our ongoing research in rodent biology, we often encounter cases that don’t fit ...

E2M2C™ : A Better Mousetrap

E2M2C™ : A Better Mousetrap
This article by Jerry Cates (initiating author) and Adette Quintana (editor and contributing biologist), first published on 14 November 2018, was last revised on 22 November 2020. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 20:10(03).: A Brief Review of Rat and Mouse Control Ralph Waldo Emerson (b. 25 May 1803 – d. 27 April 1882) once wrote that “If ...

The Enhanced Ecosystem Monitoring, Management and Control (E2M2C™) Program

The Enhanced Ecosystem Monitoring, Management and Control (E2M2C™) Program
— This informational article by Jerry Cates (initiating author) and Adette Quintana (editor & contributing biologist) was first published on 30 April 2019, and last revised and expanded on 10 January 2021. Copyright Bugsinthenews Vol. 18:05(01) This article uses examples of real-life commensal rodent and insect infestations in (1) the scattered attics of a relatively ...

Texas Raptors & Their Prey

— This article by Jerry Cates was first published on 20 February 2019, and was last revised and expanded on 23 April 2019. Copyright Bugsinthenews Vol. 18:02(01) Maternity nest of four Eastern Screech Owl (Otus asio) chicks, deep in a hole excavated by nature and animals, high in the cleft of a tree, in the ...

The EntomoBiotics Inc. Rodent & Snake Control System (RSCS™) Bait Stations

The EntomoBiotics Inc. Rodent & Snake Control System (RSCS™) Bait Stations
— This article by Jerry Cates was first published on 17 October 2018, and was last revised on 10 November 2019. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 20:10(01). The Job of Winning the War on Commensal Rodents, with the EntomoBiotics Inc. Rodent & Snake Control System (RSCS™), has at its heart the RSCS™ Bait Station.   The proprietary ...

Removing Ecological Conditions favoring the Proliferation of Commensal Rodents & their Predators, without Endangering Raptors.

Removing Ecological Conditions favoring the Proliferation of Commensal Rodents & their Predators, without Endangering Raptors.
— This article by Jerry Cates was first published on 14 May 2016, and was last revised and expanded on 10 November 2019. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 17:05(02.1). Controlling Commensal Rodents — with the EntomoBiotics Inc. Enhanced EcoSystem Monitoring, Management & Control System (E2M2C™) — Without Harming Raptors… The proprietary EntomoBiotics Inc. E2M2C™ device — a crucial ...

How to Avoid Getting Bed Bugs…

— This article by Jerry Cates was begun on 9 October 2017, first published on 10 November 2017,  and last revised on 21 April 2018. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 19:10(01). One of the first questions asked, by almost every person who learns they have a bed bug infestation in their home, office, or rental unit, is ...

Connecting the Dots: Causes Behind Mysterious Bites, Sensations of Bites, and Skin Disturbances 1

Connecting the Dots: Causes Behind Mysterious Bites, Sensations of Bites, and Skin Disturbances
— This article by Jerry Cates was first published on 2 January 2017, and was last revised and expanded on 14 April 2019. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 19:01(01). Skin Lesions from Stealth Bites, Witnessed Bites, and Non-Bites… Lots of different organisms bite humans, and much of the time their bites produce lesions on our skin. Sometimes ...

Mosquitoes of Texas and the Southeastern United States

–— This article by Jerry Cates was first published on 16 May 2016 and last revised on 18 February 2018. © Bugsinthenews Vol. 17:05(03). This article provides important, valuable details about all the species of mosquitoes — found in Texas and the Southeastern United States, many if not most of which have a worldwide distribution ...
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