Are there centipedes in Cyprus?

There is a solution. Centipedes in Cyprus can be a very serious problem. Our company exterminate with specific methods and sprays Centipedes throughout Cyprus, depending on their type, using products approved by the Health Authorities of the Ministry of Agriculture and the European Union.

What countries do house centipedes live in?

A number of different centipede species in the family Scutigeridae are known as the house centipede, including: Scutigera coleoptrata, originally from the Mediterranean region, but now found almost worldwide. Allothereua maculata, endemic to Australia.

Are Greek centipedes poisonous?

According to them, the centipedes aren’t venomous but many types have venomous glands. The arthropods need it to paralyze the victim and consume it.

Do you get scorpions in Cyprus?

Mesobuthus cyprius, also known as the Cyprus scorpion, is a species of scorpion in the family Buthidae. The species was discovered in 2000 using molecular phylogenetics.

Are there mosquitoes in Cyprus?

Although mosquitoes are predominantly a biting nuisance in Cyprus, in other countries they can spread some debilitating diseases such a Malaria and West Nile Virus. There are over 23 species of mosquito in Cyprus.

What is the deadliest centipede in the world?

It is among the largest centipedes with a maximum length of 20 cm (7.9 in). This centipede is an active, aggressive predator that preys on any animal it can overpower.

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Scolopendra subspinipes
Genus: Scolopendra
Species: S. subspinipes
Binomial name
Scolopendra subspinipes Leach, 1815

What do centipedes hate?

Peppermint Essential Oil

Spiders and centipedes HATE the smell of peppermint! Not only is the smell enough to keep them away from your home, but coming into contact with the oil burns them. They will retreat immediately!

What should I do if a centipede bites me?

Treatment of minor centipede bites is straightforward and includes:

  1. Irrigating the site to reduce the risk of infection.
  2. Apply ice packs as the cold elevates the pain threshold, impedes nerve conduction, and vasoconstricts vessels to prevent tissue edema.
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