Ear Wiggs Control Canberra & Queanbeyan


Earwigs make up the insect order Dermaptera. With about 2,000 species[1] in 12 families, they are one of the smaller insect orders. Earwigs have characteristic cerci, a pair of forceps-like pincers on their abdomen, and membranous wings folded underneath short, rarely used forewings, hence the scientific order name, “skin wings.” Some groups are tiny parasites on mammals and lack the typical pincers. Earwigs are found on all continents except Antarctica.

Earwigs are mostly nocturnal and often hide in small, moist crevices during the day, and are active at night, feeding on a wide variety of insects and plants. Damage to foliage, flowers, and various crops is commonly blamed on earwigs, especially the common earwig Forficula auricularia.

What we do at City Pest Control Services to deal with Ear-Wigs.

Here at City Pest Control Services we would treat this pest in the same manor we would any other insect and that is with respect, being professional and to eliminate. We would check areas to find any entrance points and apply a strong and firm barrier around the inner and out areas of the property like a General pest approach. This will get the best outcome for this pest matter.

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