Re: [pestlist] Cryptomeria japonica pests?

2008-09-09 Thread bugman22
Ingrid - I agree with Hugh Glover; the hands may have been made of sapwood and therefore susceptible to attack from wood-boring beetles.  The remainder of the Buddha might be heartwood, which is immune from beetle infestation.  Such an old figure may have lost its natural resin protection to

Re: inquiry re insecticides applied to storage cabinets

2008-12-16 Thread bugman22
Emily - Never put ANY insecticide in cabinetry with or near collections!  Especially not a fogging material or you'll introduce oil droplets on everything.  If a steel cabinet has been infested and may have some cocoons stuck in out of the way places, you can empty the cabinet and then hang a

Re: call for freezer specifications

2009-01-20 Thread bugman22
Emily - In my field work, I've found in many institutions, especially small ones, a standard Sears-type chest freezer with a meat cycle works just fine.  And I'm not concerned with whether or not it's frost-free.  Maybe we can discuss this at the meeting. Tom -Original Message-

Re: Case-making Clothes Moth Problem

2009-03-20 Thread bugman22
Trey - I'm am anentomologist and havebeen a consultant to the museum community dealing with such problems for over 35 years. What you really need is a comprehensive inspection visit and a game plan for not only dealing with existingCMCM problems, but preventing future uprisings. My website is

Re: [pestlist] freezing Japanese laquer

2009-04-01 Thread bugman22
Why would you want to freeze the lacquer ware?  What's the pest? Tom Parker -Original Message- From: Monika Harter mhar...@horniman.ac.uk To: pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 6:03 am Subject: [pestlist] freezing Japanese laquer Does anyone have experience with or an

Re: [pestlist] freezing Japanese laquer

2009-04-01 Thread bugman22
I agree with Lou Sorkin argon would be best, but most anoxic users do not use argon.  Argon is much heavier than air and can be introduced low in the chamber, driving out the air at the top.  It is totally inert. Tom Parker -Original Message- From: Monika Harter mhar...@horniman.ac.uk

Re: [pestlist] freezing Japanese laquer

2009-04-01 Thread bugman22
That's the beauty of argon; it really does flush the air out of the containment. -Original Message- From: Jerry Shiner i...@keepsafe.ca To: Louis Sorkin sor...@amnh.org; pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 2:54 pm Subject: RE: [pestlist] freezing Japanese laquer This is a

Re: [pestlist] Silverfish in library collection space

2009-04-20 Thread bugman22
Jack - Silverfish in a large collection storage area often live in the cracks of the expansion joints around the perimeter of the concrete slabs and where columns meet the slab.  They also congregate on the underside of pallets.  The best solution is to caulk the expansion joints.  I know this

Re: [pestlist] [pestlist

2009-05-25 Thread bugman22
Go to www.museumpestcontrol.com. -Original Message- From: Abdul Rauf abdul.r...@krepl.in To: pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Mon, 25 May 2009 2:11 am Subject: Re: [pestlist] Dear Sir/ Madam, Thanks for mail. As there is no accomanying message, would tell me more about pestlist. I am

Re: [pestlist] Wrapping infested objects for freezing

2009-06-03 Thread bugman22
Alyssa - You pose a lot of good questions about wrapping before freezing. I think the foremost reason from wrapping is to prevent ice crystal formation on the surface of the object being frozen.? Using any kind of wrap, such as muslin, kraft paper, cotton cloth, etc.?will prevent this from

Re: [pestlist] Wrapping infested objects for freezing

2009-06-10 Thread bugman22
Mary - That's a great point.  Insects do not chew through a bag in order to lay eggs; however, larvae will certainly chew their way out of a bag.  I've seen it with cigarette beetle larvae, Anobium punctatum (furniture beetle larvae in books), Indian meal moth and webbing clothes moth larvae,

Re: [pestlist] Wrapping infested objects for freezing -- why you don't need to shrink wrap

2009-06-17 Thread bugman22
Tom and Forrest - Good thoughts about shrink wrapping. I have another:  If an object is shrink-wrapped and sits for awhile before being frozen, larvae of various critters I mentioned in an earlier e-mail can easily chew their way out of the wrapping.  If there is space between the object and

Re: [pestlist] Methyl bromide off-gassing

2009-07-10 Thread bugman22
Dan - Contact Dave Mueller at Insects Limited in the Indianapolis area.  This firm is a major fumigator in the midwest and should have the data you need. Tom Parker -Original Message- From: Daniel Cull daniel.c...@themim.org To: pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Fri, Jul 10, 2009 12:16

Re: [pestlist] UV lights for identifying rodent urine

2009-07-31 Thread bugman22
Samantha - The only difference in black lights for detecting rodent urine is the distance away from the urine you can shine the light in order to see the fluorescent urine; i.e.? the stronger the light, the farther away you can stand while black lighting. Remember, all sorts of compounds

Re: [pestlist] red-legged ham beetles in a mammal collection

2009-08-20 Thread bugman22
Good information.  Drione dust works forever as long as it doesn't get wet.  Thanks, Forrest. Tom Parker -Original Message- From: Forrest St. Aubin forr...@saintaubinbce.com To: pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Thu, Aug 20, 2009 4:42 pm Subject: Re: [pestlist] red-legged ham beetles

Re: [pestlist] Spraying cut flowers for installation in a museum

2009-08-24 Thread bugman22
There's no need to spray cut flowers. About the only critter of consequence to museum collections which may be feeding on the pollen are carpet beetles of the genus Anthrenus. When they are disturbed during cutting, they recess their antennae and legs into grooves on their bodies and roll off

Re: [pestlist] Moving Clean

2009-09-30 Thread bugman22
Christina - I wholeheartedly applaud your response! Thomas A. Parker, PhD Pest Control Services, Inc. 469 Mimosa Circle Kennett Square, PA 19348 610-444-2277 www.museumpestcontrol.com -Original Message- From: Christina M. Cain christina.c...@colorado.edu To:

Re: [pestlist] Moving Clean

2009-09-30 Thread bugman22
Emily Kaplan - Your emails to the pestlist are gibberish.  That's twice I opened your response to the Moving Clean posting and both times your email was unreadable. Thomas A. Parker, PhD -Original Message- From: Kaplan, Emily kapl...@si.edu To: 'pestlist@museumpests.net'

Re: [pestlist] dead zone to isolate museum from plantings

2009-10-29 Thread bugman22
Tania - A three foot border of dark-colored, crushed stone is ideal as a barrier against pests. Landscaping fabric should be put down first and then 4-6 of the crushed stone. On the sunnier sides of the building this area will heat up and really make the barrier inhospitable for all sorts

Re: [pestlist] dead zone to isolate museum from plantings

2009-10-30 Thread bugman22
Mary and the rest of the PestList gang - First of all it takes a carpet beetle 4-5 months to complete its development from egg to adult in most of the indoor situations with which I've been involved. Secondly, they most often only feed on carcasses large enough to get the larva inside the

Re: [pestlist] dead zone to isolate museum from plantings

2009-10-30 Thread bugman22
Whoops. I forgot crickets. They can support 2 or 3 carpet beetle larvae, so can American cockroaches. Tom -Original Message- From: Mary Baughman m.c.boff...@mail.utexas.edu To: pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Fri, Oct 30, 2009 5:47 pm Subject: Re: [pestlist] dead zone to isolate

Re: [pestlist] Using Raw Wool in Exhibit Space

2009-11-29 Thread bugman22
Megan - Why not use a synthetic material which approximates wool? I'm sure there are acrylics or some such thing out there you could use instead of real wool. After all, this is a demonstration of techniques and machinery. Having inspected several textile museums, I can tell you small bits

Re: R: [pestlist] can anyone help

2009-12-13 Thread bugman22
Veloxy, Veloxy, Veloxy; it is not the answer. Integrated Preventive Pest Management (IPPM) should be first and foremost. Tom Parker -Original Message- From: rgi...@tiscali.it rgi...@tiscali.it To: pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Sun, Dec 13, 2009 6:30 am Subject: R: [pestlist] can

Re: [pestlist] Fwd: Veloxy for massive desinfectation

2009-12-14 Thread bugman22
Heating for disinfestation may be destructive to artifacts; freezing is much preferred. Phosphine fumigation or any toxic fumigation is an atom bomb, when a vacuum cleaner might work! Let's get back to basics and identify what we have, where it may be coming from, is it active, how

Re: [pestlist] Acceptable pest levels

2010-01-24 Thread bugman22
Heather - Female webbing clothes moths lay up to 300 eggs each! Populations can explode overnight. Trapping males in a pheromone trap often happens after females have already been impregnated. Finding any males in a trap is not a good sign. WCM's are the most difficult and damaging pest

Re: [pestlist] Clothes Moth Eating Habits

2010-04-29 Thread bugman22
Heather - When I give an IPPM lecture, I tell my audience a visitor drops 3 hairs and one fingernail per visit. WCM larvae will readily feed on the hair, but usually not the fingernails. Carpet beetles will feed on the fingernails. I know of nothing, which will damage collections, which

Re: [pestlist] Drywood Termites

2010-05-20 Thread bugman22
Dave - Having been involved in the litigation arena in the structural pest control industry, I can tell you Vikane does not always aerate propertly; i.e. there have been deaths of residents occupying a home after a fumigation. And I'm talking about large, national pest control firms. A

Re: [pestlist] detecting woodborers

2010-05-21 Thread bugman22
Katie - Hydrogen phosphide is not a good penetrator of wood for control of ppbs. If the items are small a freezing process, followed by a warming, then plunging the materials again into freezing will elimiinate active infestations in wood. The first time do it at -20 degress F for 72

Re: [pestlist] detecting woodborers

2010-05-22 Thread bugman22
Katie - PPB's usually go through a one or two-year life cycle, depending on the species. They leave small, round exit holes. They are not like some of the structural, long-horned beetles, which may take up to 10-13 years to emerge as adults. These beetles leave large, usually oval exit or

Re: [pestlist]

2010-06-09 Thread bugman22
Here we go again - IS IT ACTIVE OR INACTIVE? Icons are so old, they've often lost their appeal to wood destroying insects. In time the sugars turn to starchs. What you're usually seeing is old damage, frass, and galleries; especially if some of the finish or surface has been scraped off

Re: [pestlist] WG: bugs in the museum...

2010-07-06 Thread bugman22
Elisabeth - If they are indeed Anthrenus verbasci, they are NOT coming from the wood. They most likely are coming from the dead birds. Anthrenus larvae eat protein, i.e. the dead bird feathers, skins, and entrails. The adult beetles are attracted to light, hence they end up on the window

Re: [pestlist] WG: bugs in the museum...

2010-07-06 Thread bugman22
Elisabeth - Apparently some of the members of the pest list had photos of the critters. I never received them. Birds nests often have Anthrenus in them, feeding on the feathers. I'd get rid of them. Some others have said you also have a wood-boring beetle. Would love to see the photos.

Re: [pestlist] WG: bugs in the museum...

2010-07-07 Thread bugman22
David - The beetle in question is commonly called the Ash Bark Beetle. I think it's Leperisinus fraxini, instead of varius, simply because of the pattern on the elytra. Tom Parker -Original Message- From: David Pinniger da...@pinniger.globalnet.co.uk To:

Re: [pestlist] invasion of bugs at house museum

2010-10-05 Thread bugman22
The insect invasion you describe happens every fall when insects seek out shelter for the winter. Your idea of a black light in the attic is a good one. Get a supply of glueboards from Atlantic Paste Glue Company of Brooklyn, NY. Any firm which supplies the pest control industry will have

Re: [pestlist] invasion of bugs at house museum

2010-10-06 Thread bugman22
In response to removal of boxelder trees. Boxelder bugs will not only feed on the seed pods of female boxelder trees, they will also feed on maple tree seed pods. They can fly long distances and therefore removal of female boxelder trees may or may not solve the problem. In the Midwest,

Re: [pestlist] Fwd: Fumigating cabinets - bug infestation

2010-10-13 Thread bugman22
Friends - I recall many years ago, when ethylene oxide was in vogue, the Italians reported fumigated articles were more prone to fungal development after fumigation than before. Perhaps someone is confusing the nitrogen/argon thing with the old reports generated when ethylene oxide was the

Re: [pestlist] ID of pesticide package

2011-02-01 Thread bugman22
John - From the stains at the bottom of the white cardboard, it appears to be an old DDVP (Vapona) resin strip in an enclosure. It's very old and no longer volatilizing the pesticide, dichlorvos, into the air. It can be safely discarded into the regular trash. Thomas A. Parker, PhD

Re: [pestlist] Powderpost Beetles

2011-02-04 Thread bugman22
Lou - I've never seen a wasp with a prey item. As old as I am, my eyesight might not be what it should be. Mostly, I've seen them kicking out the frass and then cementing the hole shut with mud. You'll also see mud-filled, sealed holes with a small round hole in the mud; meaning the

Re: [pestlist]

2011-02-04 Thread bugman22
Terry - It's difficult to determine from the photos; it could be a webbing or case-making clothes moth cocoon. I would guess it to be a webbing clothes moth cocoon from the fact the frass is stuck to the cocoon by webbing and the bits of fabric are woven into the cocoon. Most of the time

Re: [pestlist] About Lizards

2011-02-09 Thread bugman22
Insects can't see red lights; however, there's a certain taboo against exterior red lights. Tom Parker -Original Message- From: John E Simmons simmons.jo...@gmail.com To: pestlist pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Tue, Feb 8, 2011 10:01 pm Subject: Re: [pestlist] About Lizards

Re: [pestlist] is this cockroach attar?

2011-02-25 Thread bugman22
Derya - Indeed, the spots are American cockroach attar stains. They spit this out from their mouthparts. It's sort of like when a grasshopper spits tobacco juice on your fingers when you grasp it. The attar contains an aggregation pheromone, which other American cockroaches can smell with

Re: [pestlist] Springtails

2011-03-02 Thread bugman22
Springtails and pscosids do not often originate from down below the trap. Moth or sewer flies might. The minute guys often originate in the slime mold and mosit areas around the drain cover and inside the pipe above the trap. For those unused drains in storage areas, a much more permanent

Re: [pestlist] Nuvan strips, experiences?

2011-03-03 Thread bugman22
As the labels for ALL the various weights of Nuvan strips state, they are to be applied only by a professional pest management person; not museum staff. Tom Parker -Original Message- From: Alina Freire-Fierro freirefie...@ansp.org To: pestlist pestlist@museumpests.net Sent: Wed,

Re: [pestlist] methodology to measure levels of pests?

2011-03-22 Thread bugman22
It depends on the kind of pest: If it's a webbing or case-making clothes moth - I'd say 2 or 3 is a level of concern. If it's the common carpet beetle - 4 or 5. If it's silverfish, probably 6 or more. If it's mice - 1. It also depends on where you find them. If carpet beetle larvae are

Re: [pestlist] FW: Beetle ID

2011-05-10 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Megan - Your beetle is NOT a powderpost beetle. It is a common

Re: [pestlist] RE: Silverfish traps, the good the bad

2011-05-13 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List.To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.netTo unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email.--- Matt and Robert - Through the years, I have come to determine

Re: [pestlist]

2011-06-07 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List.To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.netTo unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email.--- The black one is a black carpet beetle. The striped one is an elm leaf

Re: [pestlist] images for Pat

2011-06-08 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List.To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.netTo unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email.--- Perhaps it's not a black carpet beetle. They are certainly NOT 1/2"

Re: [pestlist] images for Pat

2011-06-08 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List.To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.netTo unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email.--- B4 posting on the website, better get a correct ID. Black carpet

Re: [pestlist] Repost of Beetle Pix

2011-06-08 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- If that's the case, then I was correct in my initial assessment.

Re: [pestlist] Pest Identification Please

2011-06-09 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Roberta - It sure looks like Anobium punctatum, the furniture

Re: [pestlist] identification help

2011-07-06 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Lisa - It is NOT a powderpost beetle. Although you only have the

Re: [pestlist] Clothes Moths?

2011-07-19 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Anne - If it were webbing clothes moths and newer damage, you'd

Re: [pestlist] Clothes Moths?

2011-07-19 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- You must encapsulate susceptible items in polyethylene. Carpet

Re: [pestlist] My tree problem

2011-08-22 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Timbor is no longer on the market; just Bora-Care. Tom Parker

Re: [pestlist] Spraying pesticides outside

2011-09-22 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Aleesha - Spraying around the foundations of buildings for pests

Re: [pestlist] Webbing Clothes Moths and Gentrol?

2011-11-02 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Denise - I think Gentrol would be a waste of chemical. Gentrol

Re: [pestlist] Webbing Clothes Moths and Gentrol?

2011-11-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- An insect growth regulator will not affect adult moths; it may

Re: [pestlist] Webbing Clothes Moths and Gentrol?

2011-11-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Nuvan Pro Pest Strips (Vapona resin strips) are labeled for use in

Re: [pestlist] Webbing Clothes Moths and Gentrol?

2011-11-11 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Forrest - Neither of those approaches would work. The only

Re: [pestlist] Insect egg casings on a Melanesian arrow

2011-12-07 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Maria - The photo of the egg shows the larva or nymph has hatched

Re: [pestlist] Insect ID New Pix #2

2011-12-08 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- It has filiform antennae and certainly looks like a ground beetle.

Re: [pestlist] Insect ID New Pix #2

2011-12-15 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Ryan - You should check the attic. Sometimes the attic is

Re: [pestlist] identification help sought

2011-12-21 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Whitney - The beetles are not a direct threat to collections. It

Re: [pestlist] identification help sought

2011-12-21 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Neither dermestids nor clothes moth larvae eat silk. Silk has no

Re: [pestlist] identification help sought

2011-12-22 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Thanks. Tom -Original Message- From: Whitney Robertson

Re: [pestlist] identification help sought

2011-12-22 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Whitney and Lou - In my consulting travels, I've even seen

Re: [pestlist] FW: Are you bored?

2012-01-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- John - I particularly liked the flies lining up for the diving

Re: [pestlist] LinkedIn discussion

2012-01-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Barbara - As far as the museum community goes, flat, cardboard

Re: [pestlist] LinkedIn discussion

2012-01-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Shae - I might suggest changing your outdoor lighting to sodium

Re: [pestlist] LinkedIn discussion

2012-01-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List.To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.netTo unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email.--- Shae - LOL! Tom Parker -Original Message- From:

Re: [pestlist] LinkedIn discussion

2012-01-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Pat - I might add - in urban situations, the WCM's are not

Re: [pestlist] LinkedIn discussion

2012-01-05 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Group - A small glueboard is already available from APG (Atlantic

Re: [pestlist] LinkedIn discussion

2012-01-07 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Group - In order for carpet beetle larvae to feed on an insect

Re: [pestlist] LinkedIn discussion

2012-01-10 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- HAIL, HAIL! -Original Message- From: Iona McCraith

Re: [pestlist] re: Pest identification

2012-01-10 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Group - I agree with Lou; it's a clover mite. They are very

Re: [pestlist] re: Pest identification

2012-01-10 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- They do NOT pose a threat to collections. They are plant feeders.

Re: [pestlist] Insect ID

2012-01-16 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List.To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.netTo unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email.--- Ryan - It appears there may have been some sort of fresh vegetable

Re: [pestlist] Insect ID

2012-01-24 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Group - If indeed this is the Death Watch beetle, Xestobium

Re: [pestlist] pests in HVAC filters

2012-02-09 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Gretchen - I've found American cockroaches and brown recluse

Re: [pestlist] question about extent of application of Bora-Care

2012-02-10 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Group - Studies have shown a timber damaged by either powder post

Re: [pestlist] Freezer Trucks

2012-03-10 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Dana - First of all, the temperature does not have to reach -20F

Re: [pestlist] Freezer Trucks

2012-03-11 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Lou - It is true about bed bugs; they're tough critters. However,

Re: [pestlist] Freezer Trucks

2012-03-11 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Dana - My rule of thumb (and Tom Strang and Mary-Lou Florian) is

Re: [pestlist] RE: Help with identification

2012-03-12 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Good call, Lou. I agree. Tom Parker -Original Message-

Re: [pestlist] Freezer Trucks

2012-03-13 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- PLEASE, stop the bed bug controversy. They are NOT a threat to

Re: [pestlist] Freezer Trucks

2012-03-13 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Colin - Please! Tom -Original Message- From: colin

Re: [pestlist] question about extent of application of Bora-Care

2012-03-29 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Kathleen - Thank you for the update. The reason one uses BoraCare

Re: [pestlist] Insect casings

2012-03-29 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Whitney - They are spider egg cases. Tom Parker -Original

[pestlist] I can't get the damned things off my IPhone

2012-04-12 Thread bugman22
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Re: [pestlist] electronic squirrel deterrents

2012-04-23 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Electronic ultrasound units do NOT work on any living animal. Tom

Re: [pestlist] electronic squirrel deterrents

2012-04-23 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Shae - I do not call repelling rats from a kitchen...success. You

Re: [pestlist] Rodents and Door Seals

2012-05-03 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Abby - Brush sweepers have many advantages over rubber seals.

Re: [pestlist] unknown larva

2012-06-19 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Cory - Looks like a Trogoderma larva. Most common one is the

Re: [pestlist] Help with identification

2012-06-25 Thread bugman22
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Re: [pestlist] Help with ID

2012-07-11 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Group - Here's a question for those of you who may have had an

Re: [pestlist] Freezing a large donation?

2012-07-19 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Scott - I've found boxing up the materials, loading them on

Re: [pestlist] RE: Vikane and Talstar P interactions with historic clothing/textiles

2012-07-31 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- I agree with Mary; a local firm specializing in heat treatments for

Re: [pestlist] Freezing Collections

2012-08-17 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- You're just fine for the types of materials you're freezing. 12

Re: [pestlist] heat treatment

2012-08-26 Thread bugman22
This is a message from the Museumpests List. To post to this list send it as an email to pestlist@museumpests.net To unsubscribe please look at the footer of this email. --- Barbara - The rule-of-thumb is 130 degrees Fahrenheit for 3 hours

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