*Northwest for Alaska and Southwest for Hawaii.
A little-known fact: All spiders have venom glands, but they seldom bite people. They eat insects, have eight legs, and their bodies are divided into a cephalothorax (head, eyes, mouth and legs) and abdomen, which bears the spiracles.
Powdery mildew is an equal opportunity troublemaker. Many plants are at risk, and infected ones display blades that appear dusted with flour, with white to gray powder on leaves, and yellowing that leads to dry out and death. Common July to September.
Earwigs are a scary sight with a 3/4-inch reddish-brown body and forceps-like appendages in the rear, but they do not attack humans. They have wings under short, hard wing covers, but they rarely fly.