Earwigs have a terrifying, albeit untrue, reputation of laying eggs in human ears, and therefore many homeowners feel that it is necessary to discover how to get rid of earwigs. Ears of corn are more likely to be harmed by earwigs than human ears, as these pests are known for consuming a wide variety of agricultural crops.
Most species of earwigs have one generation per year
Earwigs are known for their cerci, or forceps-like pincers that give them an intimidating look
Earwig females display an uncommon degree of care for their young, uncharacteristic of the insect world
Just before hatching, earwig eggs change from a pearly white to a brown color
There are only 1800 thousand species of earwigs
Earwigs will move into certain clefts and crevices in homes (although not those of the ear canal), and homeowners may need to discover how to get rid of earwigs. Earwig populations should not be ignored, as a female earwig will lay between 20 and 80 eggs at one time. Contact a pest control company today to learn how to get rid of earwigs.
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