Arizona is home to several different species of cockroaches. The most prevalent are: American (sewer), Oriental, German and Turkestan. Cockroaches multiply quickly so it its important to address them at first sight.
Ants are found on every continent on Earth except Antarctica! They are also the #1 nuisance pest in Arizona!
Crickets can easily ruin a silent night! Their droppings are often mistaken for rodent droppings or termite feces.
Earwigs get their name from the myth that they crawl into sleeping people's ears and tunnel into the brain. They do not really do that!
One of the oldest insects in the world, silverfish have inhabited the planet for over 400 million years – that’s 100 million years before dinosaurs even existed!
Spiders are arachnids. They differ from insects in having only two parts to the body, eight legs not six, six or eight eyes (two in insects) and spinnerets on their abdomens that produce silk.
Scorpions molt, they shed their exoskeleton up to 7 times as they grow to full size. They become vulnerable to predators each time until their new protective exoskeleton hardens.
Centipedes are typically found in areas of high moisture such as bathrooms and kitchens on the interior of homes.
To remove a tick, do not use your bare hands, instead use tweezers and grasp the tick close to the skin and gently remove.
Rodents can cause serious damage to your home and property. They like to gnaw and chew on pretty much anything, the world is their buffet!
All worker bee's are female!
Paper wasps are vespid wasps that gather fibers from dead wood and plant stems, which they mix with saliva, and use to construct water-resistant nests made of gray or brown papery material. Some types of paper wasps are also sometimes called umbrella wasps, due to the distinctive design of their nests.
Termites eat wood to derive the cellulose and nutrients they need to live.
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