Black and White-Striped Worm Found on Bed is a Redbud Leaffolder Caterpillar

"I found this worm in my bed this morning" says this reader about the black and white-striped creature we see in the photograph below. The "worm" is approximately 1.5-inches in length and has no visible legs. Continue reading [...]

Jumping Worms Found in Mississippi

"What worm is this?" asks this reader about the brown-pink worm in the photographs below. She reports having seen "several before" in Northern Mississippi where she is located and is fairly certain that they are jumping worms or crazy snake worms. Continue reading [...]

Black Blister Beetle Found Stuck on Tape

"I found this bug that apparently got stuck on the tape and died as it is not moving," says this reader in Buffalo, New York. "I think it might be a [...] black blister beetle but I'm not certain so I was hoping that you could help." Continue reading [...]

Black and White-Striped Caterpillar with Brown Head is a Striped Garden Caterpillar

"What is this?" is all this reader asks about the brown-headed, black and white-striped worm-like creature he found in the photograph below. In this article, we will do our best to tackle this profound question. Continue reading [...]

Worm Found in Bedding is Actually an Immature Carpet Beetle Larva

"I found this worm in my bedding" says this reader about the virtually featureless, beige worm-like creature with subtle segmentation and miniature bristles. This article will aim to answer our reader's question of what this "worm" is. Continue reading [...]

Deep Orange Worms with Black Legs on Passion Vine are Milkweed Assassin Bugs

"I have this worm that is deep orange with black legs" writes this reader about a creature she found on her "passion vine". Our reader does not provide any photographic evidence of these "worms", but asks if we can let her know how she can get rid of them. Continue reading [...]
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