Comment on House Centipede – Scutigera coleoptrata by Jacomo Bobo.

House Centipede - Scutigera Coleoptrata“Thank goodness for wine…” ~ Sherry

LOL, oh dear… How about a glass of sherry… ok-ok… What I (think I) know:

– Bites that people might think are from house centipedes my be from bedbugs. Catching them on our around the bed may be that the centipedes are after the bedbugs, which they Do Eat. I repeat: House centipedes eat bedbugs. Bedbugs eat you. Leave the centipedes alone and let them take care of you.
– Apparently, bringing the entire residence under freezing or over 115 deg F. may kill the bedbugs (and maybe other species of arthropods as well)
– House centipedes eat “everything”– cockroaches, flies, ants, silverfish, firebrates. To reduce centipedes, you may want to let them do their job and you’ll have less to worry about. House centipedes are clean, disease-free, keep to themselves, and take care of far worse pests for you. Sustainably/chemical pesticide-free.
– Keep your place clean and relatively dry and let the centipedes take care of the rest. You can learn to love them and you’ll be high-fiving them in no time. 😀

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