Hammerhead Flatworm Discovered in Tennessee

A reader sent us a picture of a long, brown worm with a broad arrow-shaped head. We believe this is a hammerhead flatworm! Continue reading [...]

Grub Discovered in Bag of Mulch

A reader found a White Grub, or scarab beetle larva, in a bag of mulch. We aren't sure which species of beetle this larvae will mature into. ? Continue reading [...]

Worm in Toilet Bowl Could be Ascaris Worm or Earthworm

A reader discovered a long worm in his toilet. He thought it might be an Ascaris worm, which is a parasite. If it is not an Ascaris worm, we think it might be an earthworm. Continue reading [...]

“Worms” Around House Could be Carpet Beetle Larvae

We believe one of our readers has found carpet beetle larvae in her home. While the presence of carpet beetle larvae is certainly annoying, our reader should know that the larvae don't pose any threat to humans or pets. Continue reading [...]

Small Worms Could be Flatworms

One of our readers wrote to us about some small worm-like organisms she came across. She thought they could be nematodes, which is a possibility. However, we think the organisms are probably terrestrial flatworms, not nematodes. Continue reading [...]

Small Creatures are Carpet Beetle Larvae, Not Silverfish

A reader found carpet beetle larvae in her home. As most of our site visitors know, we write about carpet beetle larvae every week, and we are confident that our reader can say goodbye to these unwanted visitors with some dedicated cleaning. Continue reading [...]
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