Earwigs are nocturnal insects that prefer damp environments. They are attracted to light and can enter homes through gaps. True or False? Earwigs commonly crawl into ears to live there or feed on your brain. False. This is an ancient myth and although the “pinchers” (forceps) of earwigs look scary, they are not capable of biting or pinching humans.

Damage & Negative Effects:

  • Earwigs don’t cause significant harm to humans but can be a nuisance.

  • They may damage plants in gardens by feeding on leaves and flowers.

What Iron Mantis Does:

  • Identification of entry points and conducive conditions.
  • Exterior treatments to prevent earwig infestations.

  • Elimination of moisture sources to discourage their presence.