The scorpions are commonly mistaken for Insects, rather than an Arachnida itself. They possess eight legs with no antenna, which differentiate them from insects. A typical Arachnid (Scorpions) has a pair of pedipalps and a significant tail that is peculiarly curved forward (this tail poses as its weapon to hunt its prey with its venom 100% potent). In terms of recognizing a scorpion, the tail is quite a remarkable part of the body; the sting also could be in the form of defence. 

Research has proven scorpions to be the most dangerous pest that stings. Unlike other kinds of pests or insects that also stings, scorpions are highly poisonous. The scorpion's venom is capable of killing a human. They are only 25 of its species that have the most dangerous venom, and the good news is that a healthy human is less vulnerable to its venom with aids of pro0er medical treatment. Moreover, and intreated scorpion bite is likely to lead to convulsing, extending to the shortness of breath. Scorpions feed on other insects like cockroaches, termites, and cricket, etc.

Scorpions are the predators in Arachnida's class, and due to its stealth nature, it is categorized as a nocturnal mostly in terms of hunting prey. Scorpions are known to be mostly found in the desert. Nevertheless, as hot and dry the desert tends to be, they are always drawn moisture, especially when they are thirsty. It is a fact that Scorpions can stay without food for months as long as there's the availability of water; that is why you are likely to find scorpions in the kitchen or the bathroom.



  • Intensive Inspection: a typical Arachnid is the stealthiest, especially the scorpions, which is also described as a nocturnal animal that spends most of the day in the dark and is always active night. Scorpions are likely to be found in hidden spots such as under a rock, woodpiles, brushes, wall crevices, kitchen, debris, and the bathroom.
  • Analysis Of The Pest Infested Area:
    • The Arachnida class is a list of typical predators.
    • They feed on other insects such as house flies.
    • Crickets, an infectious area with insect infestation, tend to attract more predators pest with the likes of scorpions (Arachnida).
  • The area that undergoes scorpions infestations, it is advisable to contact a trained pests control technician.
  • Remove Stall Water: an Arachnida is also to be attracted to isolated areas especially the desert, and there are more drawn to moisture, the scorpion can sustain themselves only with water without eating food, in this case, watch out for Scorpions in your bathroom and kitchen or any other areas that have a steady flow of water.
  • Seal wall cracks and crevices: despite the scorpion tail might look heavy, they are agile enough to climb walls, especially when the wall is less smooth and has many crevices. In this case, they are likely to hide in cracks or use the cracks and crevices to enter the home. Close up all unprotected open space (which includes windows and doors); the scorpions are likely to access to gain entry. 
  • Proper Sanitation: aside from clearing away all debris and proper cleanliness, items like firewood and other kinds of woodpiles are to be properly kept, about 40 feet away from home. 

Scorpions are the most dangerous pest to have on the loose. Unlike other kinds of pests, they are known to be agile predators that move quickly. Eventually, you come in contact with a scorpion in the bush, it is advisable you leave it alone. Call a pest control technician for further assistance in case of an infestation in the home.

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