Worms in Shower are Earthworms

One of our readers has been finding worms in her bathroom over the course of a few months. We are confident these worms are earthworms, which are not dangerous or harmful! Continue reading [...]
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Caterpillars That Darken in Color and Form Webs

A reader wrote to us about some moth larvae that are living in her new home. Although we weren't able to identify the specimens, we don't think these creatures are harmful, and we believe she should be able to get rid of them by cleaning. Continue reading [...]

Potential Parasites in Cheek, Eyes, and Hair

A reader reached out to us because of a worm-like parasite she is suffering from. Since we are not licensed to administer medical advice, we encourage our reader to see a doctor for answers. Continue reading [...]

Pile of Worms Could Be Powderpost Beetle Larvae

One of our readers might be dealing with powderpost beetles and their larvae in her home. We recommend she begin by locating the wood that they are inhabiting, and then start the process of saying goodbye to the pests. Continue reading [...]

Are Hammerhead Worms Pests?

A reader asked us about some hammerhead worms he found in his yard. We have offered a few options for getting rid of these flatworms. Happy hammerhead worm hunting! Continue reading [...]

Dog Shows Interest in Shed Centipede Skin

A reader wrote to us from California because her dog was sniffing at a worm-like organism on her carpet. Her first concern was that it could be some sort of parasite, especially because there are small children in her home. Continue reading [...]
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