Elm Seed Bug in Colorado

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Elm Seed Bug Pest Control

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Often confused with the boxelder bugs, the elm seed bug (western conifer) is an invasive pest that originated in Europe. Elm Seed Bugs are not dangerous nor do they cause damage, however, if left unkept they can take over areas pretty quickly in large numbers.

If you see one of these pests in your home, give our master bug slayer a call to get elm seed bug pest control services. We’ll do a full inspection to see if any treatment or prevention is needed in order to avoid an infestation.

ELM SEED BUG TRAITS AND CHARACTERISTICS

Things to know about elm Seed bugs

Elm seed bugs look very similar to their cousin boxelder bugs, but there are a couple of ways one can tell the difference between the two and determine if you need elm seed bug pest control or boxelder pest control servcies. 

Body & Size:

Elm seed bugs are typically smaller than boxelder bugs, measuring just under 1/4 of an inch, boxelder bugs are usually around 1/2 an inch. 

Adult elm seed bugs have wings, that when closed form an x pattern on their back. 

Shape & Color:

Boxelder bugs and Elm seed bugs have similar body shapes, but elm seed bugs are typically browner in appearance with some orange or white pops of color. 

Markings:

Elm seed bugs have a dark upside-down, triangle shape in the upper middle of their back. They also have narrow white markings that go along their abdomens.  

 

BEAT THE Elm Seed Bug WITH Pest CONTROL SERVICES

If you’ve found yourself continually finding elm seed bugs, even though you’ve sprayed your home with over-the-counter insecticides or you have endlessly vacuumed them up to no end, you may need to give our master bug slayer a call.

Elm seed bugs are known to quickly develop resistance against different types of insecticides, often proving ineffective. 

The exterminator at Shield Pest Control will provide preventative options and techniques to help you with elm seed bug pest control.

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