Ground beetles feed on other insects. Some species even eat snails – Yuck! These bugs are capable of biting, but don’t worry yourself too much, their bites aren’t medically harmful. They become a nuisance when they occur in high numbers, but are typically not a problem.
What Do They Look Like?
- Vary in size from ⅛ in. to 1 in.
- Bodies tinted dark brown.
Where Do They Live?
- Live under stones.
- Sometimes found on logs and other debris.
How Do I Deal with them?
For the most part, you don’t need to worry about ground beetles. Since they eat other bugs, they likely won’t come barging into your kitchen to get food. If you do have an infestation of ground beetles, contact U.S. Pest. We offer a FREE inspection to determine the right solution for your pest problem.