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Earwigs are found on all continents except Antarctica. They are nocturnal and hide in dark moist areas during the day. Since they are active at night is how their name was originated from the old wives’ tale that they burrowed into sleeping people’s ears and can tunnel into their brains.
They have pincers on their abdomen that are used to capture prey. Males have more curved pincers than females.
What we do
A-1 Bonded Termite specializes in safe and effective earwig removal treatments. When taking care of your earwig problem, you can expect the utmost care and professionalism by our certified team of pest removal specialists.
A-1 Pest Control thoroughly inspects your property to properly establish what pests we are dealing with, and their colony size.
Once the pest is isolated we find ways to effectively remove the pest from your living area.
Once your pests are eliminated, we ensure they don’t come back.
EARWIG PREVENTION TIPS
If you suspect a earwig infestation, it is important to hire a pest control professional to rid your home of earwigs as soon as possible. The most effective way to get rid of earwigs is to call A-1 Bonded Termite, Inc. for a free inspection*.
Your inspector will make recommendations to eliminate the infestation and make suggestions on how to correct conditions that may be conducive to re-infestations.
Earwigs non-social insects that show maternal care. The mother will provide warmth and protection for her eggs even after they have hatched. Earwigs hide during the day and are active at night.
During the night they feed on plants, leaves, flowers, fruits, mold and insects. They are not known to intentionally climb into people’s ears.
long, narrow, about 1/2″ with pincers
Found throughout US, these insects live together outdoors in large numbers. Few can survive in cold climates.
Earwigs can be found in tight crevices, in the woodlands, gardens, under piles of lawn debris, mulch or in tree holes. They gain entry to a structures through exterior cracks and crevices.
PEST THREAT LEVEL
Earwigs are a nuisance pest.
They do not climb into human ears or spread diseases, but their indoor presence can be disturbing to residents.