All posts by Worm Researcher Anton

Clear Worm Found After Cuddling Dog is a Webbing Clothes Moth Larva

A reader of ours recently sent in a video of a worm she found on her arm after cuddling her dog, and wishes that we identify it. The worm in question appears to be a translucent whitish color, and has a black head that is wider than its body. Continue reading [...]

Woman Faces Medical Emergency as she Finds Two Species of Worms Inside Her

Recently, a woman in crisis reached out to us with her story, saying she had been seeing transparent worms crawling under her skin and around her eyelids. In addition to this, she said she had also found dark, threadlike/fiberlike worms under her skin that she could pinch to see move, and that she could even pull out. Continue reading [...]

Black and Gray-Striped Bug is Indeed a Carpet Beetle Larva

A reader recently sent in this image of a creature, asking us to confirm whether or not it is a carpet beetle larva. The creature in question appears black and gray-striped, with a black head, and a double-pronged tail. In comparison to the fibers of the material this worm was found on, we can presume that this worm is tiny in size. Continue reading [...]

Larva Found on Blanket is a Webbing Clothes Moth Larva

A reader recently found a larva on a blanket in her closet. She described it as being tan in color, with a black head, and no stripes. Continue reading [...]

Green Paddle Worms Found on Beach in La Paz, Mexico

One of our readers recently sent in a video from the beaches of La Paz, Mexico of a cluster of worms he discovered. He states that the worms vary in size, but estimates that the largest of them are "about the length of a toothpick" and about half the diameter of one. Continue reading [...]

C-Shaped Worms Man Found Outside is a Cluster of Millipedes

A reader of ours recently sent in this image of a cluster of brown worms he found outside. The worms appear brown in color, with a segmented body, and many of them are curled up into a 'C' shape. Continue reading [...]
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