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How to get Rid of Scorpions

Larger scorpions may feed on vertebrates, such as smaller lizards, snakes, and mice if they are able to subdue them. Most scorpions eat spiders, grasshoppers, bats, owls, mammals, birds, tarantulas, insects, centipedes, lizards, snakes, mice, and sometimes other scorpions. Many animals as lizards, snakes, owls, feed on scorpions. Scorpions are nocturnal animals.

Scorpions food source

Scorpions consume all types of insects, spiders, centipedes and other scorpions. Although Scorpions are effective at controlling other insect populations homeowners do not want a large population of scorpions on their property or home.

Scorpions have venom to defend themselves. But scorpions also fall prey to many types of creatures, such as centipedes, tarantulas, insectivorous lizards, birds and mammals.

In the day time scorpions hide under stones, in piles of rocks, in cracks in masonry, in wood piles and under the bark of trees. Scorpions enter structures seeking water and shelter.

Closely related

The eurypterids, marine creatures which lived during the Paleozoic era, share several physical traits with scorpions and may be closely related to them. Size relative to a tea cup: Scorpions are members of the class Arachnida and are closely related to spiders, mites, and ticks. In fact they are closely related to scorpions and other arachnids.

How to Get Rid of Scopions

The best ways to get rid of scorpions is by removing as much of the outdoor harborages areas such as piles of trash, stones, boards, firewood on the ground and the landscape timbers to help control population naturally. Sealing all points of entry into buildings, such as siding, windows, doors, pipes and wires. Using a residual insecticide such as the Suspend SC or Cyonara 9.7 and also a wettable powder(WP) ( Demon WP or Cyper WP ) will help you get very effective control.

Homes and structures should be treated using a band method spraying residual insecticide up 3 ft and out 3 feet all around the perimeter, spraying also harborage areas and entry points. Treat windows and doors, baseboards, plumping penetrations, inside closets and dark damp areas, such as garages, basements.

Homeowners can apply a dust, choices include Drione Dust or Delta Dust can be used in the attic area if that is source of entry, using a duster will help make this application effective.

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