Maggots: What you need to know

Identifying Characteristics

  • Maggots are small worm-like creatures measuring up to Âľ inches in length
  • They can be many colors from white to brown, but are generally found with a pearly white coloring
  • Most often they are found in masses near decomposing mammals or organic material

Active Season

  • Maggots do not have a particular active season, but are generally dormant through the Winter

Interesting Facts

  • Maggots are actually a general term for insect larvae but when a “maggot infestation” is seen it is generally associated with a fly infestation
  • Undeveloped maggots can move and eat

Cause for Concern

  • Maggots will emerge as an insect infestation, most often flies

Town & Country Can Help

Customer Preparation

  • Most Maggot treatments can be completed in the affected area alone which would need to be avoided for 1 hour. If the entire home does need to be treated, people and pets will need to remain out of the house for 1 hour

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

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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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Maggot Media Gallery

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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