When you live in Phoenix, you’re living in scorpion territory. That’s simply a fact that comes with living in the Arizona desert. Living in scorpion territory doesn’t mean you have to live with scorpions in your home. The Phoenix, Arizona area is in the Sonoran Desert, and scorpions are native to desert environments. If you live in or near Phoenix, chances are you’ll run into scorpions on your property or in your neighborhood sometime. Scorpions aren’t like other kinds of pests. They can’t be controlled with general pest control like other types of bugs. Scorpions need to be treated with specialized products formulated to be effective specifically on scorpions.
Infographic by Arizona scorpion control