Earwigs feed on leaves, flowers, fruits, mold and insects.HABITAT
Earwigs hide during the day and live outdoors in large numbers. They can be found under piles of lawn clippings, compost or in tree holes. They enter buildings through cracks in the walls.IMPACT
They do not spread disease, but they can be scary to look at.PREVENTION
- Remove leaf piles, compost piles or other vegetation from around your home.
- Seal cracks and crevices in the walls of your house.
Find information on earwig control at the official NPMA website.