Millipedes are often referred to as the “insects with 1,000 legs” and while they do have a lot of legs, the most leggiest millipedes only have 750 legs while most species of millipedes only have 100 legs. You might recognize millipedes as that coiled little “worm” you sometimes find in the basement or moist areas of your home. When they feel threatened, they coil their bodies into a spiral to protect their vulnerable, soft undersides. Millipedes are pretty gentle creatures as they don’t bite or sting though some millipede species will do something else to protect themselves. These insects can emit a foul smelling and terribly tasting compound through their stink glands and sometimes this can even burn or blister the skin of their predators. To be safe, always wash your hands after holding them, if you so choose to do so. But you don’t want to be holding and keeping these insects around like pets. You need professional pest control to keep these stinky pests out of your home.
Is It Termite Season?
What time of year do termites generally appear? This is, perhaps, the wrong question to ask. While termites will only…