Sowbugs

Sowbug

DESCRIPTION

Adults are up to 5/8” long, flat or hollow beneath and are dark to slate gray in colour. Sowbugs have 7 pairs of similar legs, 2 pairs of antennae, 1 tiny, the other readily visible. They have 2 tail-like appendages which project out from the body on the rear end and are also capable of rolling into a loose ball when disturbed.

Sowbug Information

Crawling Insect Preventative Setup Preparation Sheet

Crawling Insect Insecticide Treatment Preparation Sheet

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First and foremost, discard the notion that a bedbug infestation is dependent on the sanitary conditions of your house. That couldn’t be further from the truth; your house can never be too clean for bed bugs. Bed bugs are ardent travelers; they are readily transported on luggage, clothing, furniture, bedding, household pets, etc. Public places…

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