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Posts Tagged: hawk

Mosquito Eater? What's That Flying Insect?

Adult crane fly. [J.K.Clark]

It's now spring, which means the appearance of all kinds of insects, including those large, leggy insects sometimes called “mosquito eaters” or “mosquito hawks”, which fly awkwardly in or around your house. These insects are...

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:17 PM
Tags: crane flies (6), hawk (2), mosquito eater (1), UC IPM (225)

‘Mosquito Hawks’ in Your House?

Adult crane fly.

You may be seeing long-legged, flying insects in your house lately, bouncing around the walls, ceilings, and corners. Many people call these “mosquito hawks” or “mosquito eaters,” but unfortunately, they are not predators of...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM
Tags: aerate (2), crane flies (6), eater (1), hawk (2), insects (65), lawn (6), mosquito (18), Pest Notes (58), thatch (2), turf (4), turfgrass (2), UC IPM (225)
 
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