Scorpions

Scorpions

Arizona is home to the Bark Scorpion and the Desert Hairy Scorpion.

The bark scorpion sting can be highly painful and cause allergic reaction in some people.

Facts

Bark Scorpions can squeeze through an opening no wider than 1/8 of a inch.

Bark Scorpions do not live in colonies or nests.

They live as individuals until hatching babies that ride on their back until they mature.

Desert Hairy Scorpions are much larger in size, are not poisonous and are rarely found inside homes.

Scorpions main food source is crickets and roaches.

Solutions

Sealing small access areas in and around your home’s foundation will greatly reduce the areas where scorpions can enter.

Keeping stored items in your garage and around your home elevated off the ground reduces chances of scorpions living in them.

Controlling scorpion food sources is your best defense against them invading your home.

Spraying your home monthly is highly recommended when dealing with a scorpion infestation.

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