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Earwigs 

The Earwig is one of the most recognizable insects. Although, it looks rather intimidating it is almost totally harmless to people. The cause no destruction to property, they are simply a nuisance pest. They persist in cool damp dark areas. Finally, no, they will not go in your ears and pinch your brain. This is a myth that’s has been carried over for many years. 
 

Identification & Facts (Forficula auricularia)

Earwigs feed on leaves, flowers, fruits, mold and insects.

There are over 1,000 species of earwigs around the world, and a little over 20 types here in the United States. 

If you are finding Earwigs or “pincher bugs” around your home Ellington Pest has the solution! Reach out for more information

earwig-earwigs.jpg

Earwigs 

The Earwig is one of the most recognizable insects. Although, it looks rather intimidating it is almost totally harmless to people. The cause no destruction to property, they are simply a nuisance pest. They persist in cool damp dark areas. Finally, no, they will not go in your ears and pinch your brain. This is a myth that’s has been carried over for many years. 
 

Identification & Facts (Forficula auricularia)

Earwigs feed on leaves, flowers, fruits, mold and insects.

There are over 1,000 species of earwigs around the world, and a little over 20 types here in the United States. 

If you are finding Earwigs or “pincher bugs” around your home Ellington Pest has the solution! Reach out for more information

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