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Problems with DIY Pest Control
Does DIY pest control really work? Use caution and read about all of the problems that can occur here.
Stinging Insect Classification: Wasps, Bees and Hornets
Controlling any pests starts by knowing the type of pests that are inside the premises. Learn about all the different flying and stinging pests here.
False Widow Spiders
False Black Widow Spiders have round, bulbous abdomens. The males body is thinner and more elongated than the females, however, the color pattern is similar. Moreâ€¦
Pest Of The Week: The Striped Scorpion
The most widespread species of scorpion found in the United States is the Striped scorpion. They vary in color and pattern, with scorpions from Kansas and Oklahoma appearing darker with light orange striping; compared to the Striped scorpions found in West Texas that tend to be more pale with lighter yellow striping.
Striped scorpions measure about an inch to inch and a half in length, making them smaller then other scorpion species. They can be found living together in large numbers under rocks. These scorpions are especially hardy and have the ability to survive for extended periods of time in below freezing weather.
Striped scorpions have a powerful sting that feels comparable to that of a wasp’s sting. The pain and symptoms of a sting can last for several hours, and it is advised that scorpion control measures should be taken to ensure homeowners avoid these painful stings.