Red-Headed Centipede Serving Families Throughout Boerne & Surrounding Areas

Red-Headed Centipede Identification & Prevention

Defeating Troublesome Red-Headed Centipedes

Dealing with a huge centipede infestation is a problem, especially if you want to avoid painful centipede bites and ensure that your loved ones are protected from these troublesome pests. Covenant Pest Control offers professional centipede control in Boerne, TX and surrounding areas that helps you defeat this pest.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Red-Headed Centipedes

What are red-headed centipedes?

The red-headed centipede, also known as the giant desert centipede, is a large centipede that is common in Texas. These predatory arthropods typically grow to be between 6 1/2 and 9 inches in length, and they have two antennae and 21 pairs of legs. The body of the red-headed centipede is black and green, while it has yellow and black legs and a distinctive red head.

Among the many different kinds of centipedes in the area, red-headed centipedes are somewhat easier to identify due to their size and coloration. However, our pest professionals at Covenant Pest Control are happy to provide identification assistance.

Are red-headed centipedes dangerous?

Red-headed centipedes are venomous, and they do bite humans. Infestations of this pest may be dangerous to have around your property because of this, and you will want to avoid centipede bites. The bite of the red-headed centipede is comparable to that of a bee sting, and the pain of a bite tends to last for an hour or so. Some individuals may have allergic reactions that are triggered by red-headed centipede bites, and these can range from mild to severe anaphylaxis.

Furthermore, sightings of red-headed centipedes around your property are frightening, and this large pest might cause stress, anxiety, and fear among those on your property.

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