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Cicada Killers

Get help with Cicada Killers

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Cicada Killers Dangerous?

Cicada Killers are generally not dangerous to humans, as they are not aggressive and rarely sting unless threatened. Their sting can be painful, but they pose no significant health risk to humans. However, their burrowing activities can cause minor damage to lawns and gardens.

Why do I have a Cicada Killer problem?

Cicada Killers are attracted to areas with an abundance of cicadas, their primary food source. They prefer well-drained, sandy soil for their burrows, which are usually located in lawns or gardens. If your property meets these conditions, it can attract Cicada Killers.

Where will I find Cicada Killers?

Cicada Killers are typically found in lawns, gardens, or other well-drained, sandy areas with an abundance of cicadas. They build their burrows in the ground, usually in sunny spots.

How do I get rid of Cicada Killers?

To get rid of Cicada Killers, you should first reduce the population of cicadas on your property, if possible. For severe infestations or if you are uncomfortable dealing with these wasps, you should consider hiring a professional pest control service.

How can I prevent Cicada Killers?

Preventing Cicada Killers involves maintaining your lawn and property, reducing the population of cicadas, and addressing any well-drained, sandy soil areas that may attract them. If you notice Cicada Killer activity on your property, contact a professional pest control service for assistance.

Why Magna Pest Solutions is the best at helping with Cicada Killers

Magna Pest Solutions is your trusted expert for Cicada Killer control. Our skilled technicians use the latest techniques and products to effectively eliminate Cicada Killer infestations and prevent future problems. With our comprehensive approach, you can have peace of mind knowing that your property is protected from Cicada Killers and other pests.

What are Cicada Killers

Cicada Killers (Sphecius speciosus) are large, solitary wasps that specialize in hunting cicadas. They are typically 1.5 to 2 inches long and have a black and yellow-striped abdomen. Female Cicada Killers capture cicadas, paralyze them with their venom, and then bring them back to their burrows to lay an egg on the paralyzed cicada. Once the egg hatches, the larva feeds on the cicada. Cicada Killers are not aggressive and rarely sting humans unless threatened.

The Magna Method

We take pride in the Magna Method - our proprietary approach to pest control that emphasizes thoroughness and attention to detail. We carefully inspect each property to identify the source of the pest problem and develop a customized treatment plan that's tailored to your specific needs. Our goal is to provide the most detailed service possible and ensure that your pest problem is resolved quickly and effectively.

Our Commitment to Our Clients

At Magna Pest Solutions, we understand that you have a choice when it comes to pest control services. That's why we go above and beyond to provide the highest level of service and expertise. Whether you're dealing with a minor pest problem or a full-blown infestation, we're here to help.


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