The Varsity Scorpion Glossary
Posted on: February 6, 2017 | by Gary Dobert

The Varsity Scorpion Glossary Part 1 Scorpions are one of the most common insects that can be found in Arizona. They can be so small that they could access and infest any room or space in your home that is not sealed. Their biggest characteristic is the venomous stinger they have on their back; which stings are painful but usually are harmless to humans. We at Varsity Termite and Pest Control can help you in controlling any kind of pest whenever you need one, you just need to contact us and we will set you up with our scorpion …

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How to prevent a scorpion infestation
Posted on: July 25, 2016 | by Gary Dobert

Prevent Scorpion Infestation Scorpions are an issue that most people living in the Gilbert, Arizona desert have dealt with. Preventing an scorpion infestation before it begins will keep your family safe from potentially life-threatening scorpions before you call a scorpion control company. What is a scorpion? The scorpion is a type of predatory arachnid, similar to spiders. Scorpions have eight legs and are easy to recognize for their large, upward curled stinger and front claws (or pedipalps) similar to a lobst …

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Male VS Female Scorpion- Is One More Dangerous?
Posted on: May 13, 2015 | by Gary Dobert

Male VS Female Scorpion- Is One More Dangerous? - Varsity Pest Control [caption id="attachment_2795" align="aligncenter" width="610"] Is your family protected from scorpions? Call today for Mesa scorpion control and removal[/caption] If you live in Arizona, then you are sure to have seen a scorpion, and maybe even in your home. Since scorpions enjoy the warm weather in Mesa, Arizona you may have a few questions about the difference between male and female scorpions, and how to keep your family safe. The answer to some of the most common questions regarding scorp …

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3 Areas Scorpions Are Hiding In Your Home
Posted on: April 16, 2015 | by Gary Dobert

3 Areas Scorpions Are Hiding In Your Home - Varsity Termite and Pest Control Areas Scorpions Invade Your Home Scorpions and humans often will find themselves living in the same quarters. It just so happens that many of the smaller ecosystems within the larger home environment are the perfect places for scorpions to hide. Damp areas, clutter, and unsealed windows or any other other entry points are all the areas that will attract scorpions. Here are a few specific places you might find a scorpion in your home: Undisturbed Areas Look for scorpions in the corners, …

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Preparing for Scorpion Season
Posted on: March 4, 2015 | by Gary Dobert

Preparing for Scorpion Season with Varsity All About Scorpions and Their Evolution If you live in Arizona, chances are you have seen these creepy crawlers in the dry, dirty areas within the desert, maybe even in your home! These creatures are relatives to the spiders, and are even family to ticks. Scorpions have evolved into a creature that has withstood the test of time. They have lived for millions of years and will continue to survive in almost any area due to their ability to adjust. From the warm tropic climates, even scorpions i …

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Scorpion Control in Scottsdale Arizona
Posted on: October 23, 2014 | by Gary Dobert

Scorpion What to do for Scorpion Control in Scottsdale Scorpion control in Scottsdale and elsewhere in Arizona can be difficult. Like most kinds of pests that can invade your home, it is tough to know if you have scorpions or how they get into your home. Once they are in your home, getting rid of them can be a chore that usually calls for a good Scottsdale scorpion control service. It is easy to get discouraged when you find that you have to deal with a scorpion infestation, but you should not lose h …

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Scorpion Mating Habits
Posted on: January 25, 2013 | by Gary Dobert

Scorpion About Scorpions Scorpions belong to the family of ticks, mites, and spiders. As you might guess, they have some characteristics of those other family members. One trait that reminds us of another arachnid comes during the mating process. The female scorpion entices the male, goes through the process of copulation, and after she gets what she wants, gives him the boot. That is the nicest thing that he can expect. If she isn't feeling charitable, she will kill and eat him. Scorpion Offspring a …

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Did I Tell You the One About the Traveling Scorpion?
Posted on: January 5, 2013 | by Gary Dobert

Scorpion Control Would You Take A Scorpion Seriously? Can you imagine a scorpion comedian? Why not? They might be good for a few laughs! Consider one that does the old Rodney Dangerfield shtick. He would seem rather in character saying, "Hey, did I tell ya', I do not get any respect." He could really make fun of his own species, the way other comics do. For instance, a good two liner might be: Q. Why can't scorpions see very well? A. If you were that ugly, would you really want to see? Getting …

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Human Intervention and the Scorpion Population
Posted on: December 23, 2012 | by Gary Dobert

Scorpion Population If you like scorpions, you are probably thinking about the rock band from Germany, because real scorpions don't have many friends. They don't even like each other most of the time. However, they don't always choose to be the nuisance they are. The Worldwide Threat of Scorpions and Scorpion Control The only major land mass where scorpions are not thought to live is Antarctica. Still, the only reason they currently reside in New Zealand, Great Britain, and some islands of the Pacific Ocean i …

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What Comprises the Scorpion’s Body?
Posted on: December 7, 2012 | by Gary Dobert

Scorpions Body The body of the scorpion is comprised of the cephalothorax, where the head is located, and the abdomen. The head is covered by a hard bony material called the carapace, and it most often has two eyes at the top center. Additionally, there are between two and five pairs of lateral eyes at the fore corners of the carapace. Not all scorpions have eyes; cave and forest dwellers may not. Scorpion Anatomy and Scorpion Control The pedipalps and chelicerae are the remaining parts of the cephalotho …

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