IGR for Roaches

Insect Growth Regulators for Roaches Insect growth regulators, or IGR, are chemicals which can basically act as birth control, and are common in many pest control treatment programs. Due to their reproduction rates, it is imperative to include IGR treatments to prevent population growth in cockroach infestations. A single pair can lead to hundreds or…

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Wood Scorpions

Arizona Wood Scorpion The Wood Scorpion, otherwise known as the Arizona Devil Scorpion or Stripe Tailed Scorpion, is home to Arizona and parts of New Mexico and California. Officially known as Paravaejovis spinigerus, it grows to about 2-3 inches, and usually tan to dark brown in color with darker stripes across its back. They have…

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Scorpion Hot Spots in Arizona

Scorpion Prone Areas While pretty much anywhere in Arizona is susceptible to scorpion populations, there are some areas that may be more prone to scorpions than others. These "scorpion hot spots" usually fall into a few categories that we will expand upon: Natural scorpion habitats Food sources Human caused activity

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Desert Hairy Scorpions

A Scorpion by Many Names The largest scorpion in North America is known as the Desert Hairy Scorpion, and is common throughout the Sonora & Mojave deserts in the American Southwest, including Arizona. There are a few variations of the species that are extremely similar, identified by slight differences and geographic location. Officially known as…

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