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 lobster …

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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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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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The Home of the Bark Scorpion
Posted on: July 7, 2012 | by Gary Dobert

Bark Scorpion Arizona is noted for its arid climate and sunshine, but many people see it as a place where the problematic bark scorpion lives. Its reputation as America's deadliest scorpion sparks the interest of most people. While there are many of these arachnids living in the state of Arizona, they are not such a problem for everyone. New developments in areas that were deserts prior to construction usually have some scorpion problems, and even parts of Phoenix still have communities where the stingers …

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The Three “Baddest” Scorpions Alive
Posted on: June 27, 2012 | by Gary Dobert

Scorpion Death stalker is considered the deadliest scorpion in the world, hence the name. Its home is North Africa and the Middle East. He has a bad temper and grows to as long as 13 centimeters (slightly over 5"). Seldom does the sting from this monster kill anyone, but it is a possibility for older individuals and youngsters. Another scorpion from the same geographical area is the Arabian fat-tail, and he is responsible for several deaths each year. He isn't as aggressive as his cousin is, but you w …

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