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This southwestern state is well known for its dry and extremely hot climate. Arizona is composed of arid and semi-arid areas which receive minimal rainfall throughout the year apart from the northern parts which are mountainous. The state has several deserts- the Mojave Desert, Sonoran Desert, Painted Desert and the Chihuahuan desert. These deserts and the hot climates make it so your air conditioner has to work extra hard. Make sure you're protected from appliance failure by requesting information about a home warranty from AHS!

Terminix® Branches in Arizona

With convenient locations strategically placed throughout the state of Arizona. You can count on Terminix Pest Control Services to handle any pest problem that may arise. Whether it's ants, rats, scorpions or spiders. We have specific treatment customized customized solutions for any situation you might find in or around your home.

Common pests in arizona

Spiders and Tarantulas

Poisonous spiders and tarantulas are known to love hot the climates in this state. Therefore the several deserts in this state make the best abode for these pests to thrive. Several poisonous spiders can also be found in the southern part of the state which harbors various deserts. The most common spiders found in Arizona include the Wolf spider, Black Widow, and Desert Recluse, all of which are equally poisonous.

There are also many tarantulas that can be found on this part of the state. Tarantulas are usually nocturnal and therefore can be spotted at night. They can easily bite when agitated. They are usually very sensitive to vibration in the ground and can detect any approaching prey or enemy and thus be prepared to attack.  The most common tarantulas include the desert tarantula, which are generally males. However, males are less likely to be found, unlike females. Their female counterparts are called the Arizona Blond Tarantula. They are the most common in most desert areas and are extremely poisonous.


Scorpions also love the hot climates of Arizona. There are several species of scorpions which are common throughout the state; the most dangerous scorpion to watch out for in this state is the Arizona Bark scorpion. It can easily be identified by its long, slender hands accompanied by its long tail. While in the desert, its color is typically a uniform brownish color. It is nocturnal and can be mostly spotted at night, hence it is suggested that campers always are advised to be on the lookout.

The other species of scorpions that are common in Arizona include the Arizona Giant Hairy scorpion. It is very large and hairy, hence the name. Other species of scorpions which can be found include the Arizona Stripetail scorpion and the Yellow Ground scorpion.


This state has several species of ants. They can attack when agitated and their bites are usually very painful. Therefore when spotted it is advisable to call the services of pest control companies

Roof Rats

These are also some common rodents in many parts of the desert regions of Arizona. They are usually black or brown in color. They are good climbers and usually choose upper regions of homes to build their nests, hence their name roof rats.

Biting Pests

There are several biting pests found in this state. They include bees, with carpenter bees being the most common. Wasps, hornets, and mosquitoes are also found in this state and they should be avoided at all costs. Proper pest control to keep these biting pests away from home is paramount.

Whenever any pest is sighted in your home, you should call experts in pest control. They know of the best methods of keeping these annoying pests away from your home for good.


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