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See-through Super Small Worms Found on Laundry are Flea Larvae

"I was folding some laundry and found some super small worms in some of my shirts," this reader says. The small worms in question appear to be translucent, with long, black entrails extending the length of their bodies. Continue reading [...]

Woman’s Home Overrun with Organisms and Strange Matter Due To Moisture Problem

"My life has been severely [and] adversely affected by these," says this reader about the multitude of creatures she has been finding in her home. She reports finding "black hairlike creatures", but there are clearly all kinds of critters affecting her life as seen in the array of photos she sent in. Continue reading [...]

Strange, Green Caterpillar Found Near Garden is a Cutworm

"When I first saw it, I thought it was a small, skinny pinecone," says this reader in Saskatchewan, Canada about the "weird caterpillar/grub" she found near her garden. The grub in question is a dark green color and has a body with clear segmentation. Continue reading [...]

Polka-dotted Pink Worm with Large Eye Spot is a Pandora Sphinx Moth Caterpillar

"I have never seen anything like it before," says this reader of the worm-like creature she found in her kitchen one morning. The creature appears to have a segmented body, pink in color with small black dots, and has what appears to be a large, black and yellow eye spot at one end of its body. Continue reading [...]

Little Tiny Black Worms in Bathtub are Drain Fly Larvae

"We found these little tiny black worms in our bathtub and was wondering what they are," states this reader in his submission. From the pictures he sent us, we can see that the worms look more brown than they do black, with horizontal stripes running along their bodies and dark tips at either end. Continue reading [...]

“Yikes!” Say This Couple Upon Discovering Cluster of American Ermine Moth Larvae On Their Ceiling

"My wife and I saw something on our ceiling and thought it was a stain until I got closer with a flashlight and realized it was moving," writes this couple about a cluster of larvae they discovered in their home. From our reader's description of them, it is clear that the larvae are minuscule in size, and in addition to that the larvae appear to be a gray translucent color with black heads. Continue reading [...]
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