What’s a pest? As define by Merriam Webster dictionary:-

  1. an epidemic disease associated with high mortality; specifically : plague
  2. something resembling a pest in destructiveness; especially : a plant or animal detrimental to humans or human concerns (as agriculture or livestock production)
  3. one that pesters or annoys : nuisance

So, in our urban society, a pest is best defined as No 2 & No 3 above. To further define it, urban pests are categorised to both invertebrates and vertebrates. They are considered pests if they:-

Commonly Found Pests Around Us

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