Photo of a vinegaroon from Clark County Nevada.


Vinegaroons Pest Control In Las Vegas

Physical Characteristics of Las Vegas Vinegaroons

  • Classified as an arachnid, and also known as “Whip Scorpions” due to their “whiplike” tails
  • 8 legs total, using their first two legs as sensory tools
  • Measure no more than 3.3 inches in length


Vinegaroon Behavior

  • Nocturnal, preferring to feast on insects
  • When startled or disturbed, the Vinegaroons expels a combination of acids that have smell of vinegar
  • Burrow in decomposing materials and organic materials


Las Vegas Food Sources

  • Starches and dextrin – Sources include fabrics, hair, carpet, paints and adhesives, etc.


Vinegaroon Life Cycle

  • A mother remains with her young ,without food, until after they mature
  • Live up to 7 years


Related Las Vegas Vinegaroon Information and Warnings

  • The Vinegaroon can pinch human skin, but do not inject venom unlike common stinging insects.


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