Scorpions

Bark Scorpion

Centruroides

Can vary from 7cm-8cm.

The bark scorpion is a light brown color. It’s common in the south west United States. It has a signature dote on the back of its head. All scorpions will glow under a black light. The Bark Scorpion likes to ambush its prey. It feeds mostly at night because it’s nocturnal. Unlike most other scorpions the bark scorpion is not solitary. During winter month pack of 20 to 30 scorpions will gather. They prefer dork moist places. They have a life span of about 6 years. A mother will give birth to 20-35 young in that time. Cutting down on yard debris, trash build up, and or water leakage problems is the most effective way to rid scorpions. If you believe to have an infestation the best thing to do is contact a professional.


Desert Hairy Scorpion

Hadrurus

Can vary from 10cm-16cm.

They are the largest scorpion in North America. It’s usually yellow with a darker yellow top in color. It also has small brown hairs covering it body. The giant desert hairy scorpion nocturnal habits allow it to withstand extreme temperatures of the desert. They retreat under rocks and in to burrows as deep as 8 feet deep during the hot hours of the day. The sensory hairs of the giant desert hairy scorpion allow it to sense air movement from up to over a foot away.

Remove all out door harborage e.g. Yard debris, trash, piles of stone or wood, etc. Exclude them by sealing all points of entry exp. under the front door. Then the use of a appropriate residual insecticide should be applied at all entry points. If you believe to have an infestation the best thing to do is contact a professional.