Insect Control


Insects are a part of life in New York City. It's helpful to know which are harmless and which you should be wary of. If there are insects you want to keep out of your home or backyard, it is important to know the safest and most effective methods. Here are some fact sheets about insects that are often found in New York City.

Insects Found in New York City
Bed Bugs Bees Chiggers
Cicadas Cockroaches Fleas
Lice Mosquitoes Sewer Flies
Spiders Ticks Wasps

Mosquito-borne Diseases

  1. Arboviral Infections
  2. Dengue Fever
  3. Malaria
  4. West Nile Virus
  5. Yellow Fever
  6. Zika Virus

Tick-borne Diseases

  1. Anaplasmosis
  2. Babesiosis
  3. Ehrlichiosis
  4. Lyme Disease
  5. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  6. Plague

Parasitic Mites

  1. Scabies
  2. Chiggers