Earwig Identification and Control In Utah

Correct identification is an important first step in pest control.

DERMAPTERA
DERMAPTERA

Earwigs are about 5 to 25 mm in length as adults. They are dark brown, black and yellowish in color. They have forceps protruding from their abdomen.

Earwigs prefer wet, cool, undisturbed areas. They can be a nuisance in the garden. Ground cover, moist soil, and food will create a thriving environment for an earwig.

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How To Control Earwigs
How To Control Earwigs

Earwigs can be controlled by eliminating their hiding spots. Remove clutter indoors and outdoors. Dry out moist soil and trim back trees and shrubs that create damp soil near buildings.

Name:

Dermaptera

Diet:

Decaying vegetation and live sprouts

Impact:

Nuisance

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How To Prevent Earwigs
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Earwigs can be controlled by eliminating their hiding spots.

Remove clutter indoors and outdoors.

Dry out moist soil and trim back trees and shrubs that create damp soil near buildings.

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