CICADA KILLERS

Cicada Killers

Cicada Killers: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Cicada Killers can measure up to 2 inches in length
  • Their bodies are mostly black and noticeably red at the center with yellow striped abdomens
  • Easily identified by their large burrows/cells found scattered throughout a yard or garden

Active Season

  • Active season is in late Summer

Interesting Facts

  • Unlikely to sting unless handled (though sting can be painful)
  • Each cell/burrow will hold only one egg, laid on paralyzed insects which will be used for food

Cause for Concern

  • Can destroy lawns or gardens by tunneling
  • Their size can be very alarming despite the fact they will rarely sting

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Please be able to point out the area that you have been seeing the Cicada Killers. If you will not be home for the treatment, please provide us with a thorough description or clearly mark the area of concern

Our Guarantee

  • Town &¬†Country Pest Solutions offers a guarantee that is above the industry average on every pest that we treat. Please contact our office for specific guarantee offers

Contact Us Immediately

If you have any evidence or any suspicion that this pest is around your property do NOT hesitate to contact us before the problem gets out of control.

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At Town & Country Pest Solutions we have gone through great lengths to better understand the pests that we encounter.¬†Photos and videos have been an important tool in our research and we have included them here to help you¬†“identify your¬†pest.”

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