House Centipedes in Evansville, Newburgh and Posey County Indiana

Updated: Jan 19, 2020

7 facts about the house centipedes in south western Indiana.

1. House Centipedes have a worm like body that’s about an inch in length.

2. They have 15 pair of long legs and a slender antenna coming from their heads.

3. Native to Mexico, but is found throughout the United States.

4. They are mostly found in dark, moist areas where they feed on insects and spiders.

5. They do not have strong jaws, but with difficulty can penetrate human skin.

6. When they do bite it can result in swelling and pain no worse than that of a bee sting.

7. In addition to pesticide treatments, moisture and foliage issues need to be addressed to maintain control.

If you have any questions about house Centipedes, or if you want to protect your home from them please call or text us (your local Exterminator) at:


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