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Glossy, Black, Segmented Worm-like Creature with Pincers is a Beetle Larva

"I saw this worm in the den on the carpet at my parents house" says this reader about the black, segmented worm-like creature pictured below. Our reader, who is based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, asks if we can tell him what it is. Continue reading [...]

Woman With Rashes Suspects Worm- and Fluke-like Creatures are to Blame

"PLEASE HELP ME" begins this reader in her submission, in which she details a "form of infestation" she has been dealing with for three months. Our reader has been to see multiple medical professionals with no luck in treating what she suspects to be the real problem, and she asks for our help in identifying what that problem may be. Continue reading [...]

Cola-colored Mass of Worm-like Creatures on Patio are Sawfly Larvae

"What are these tiny worm-like creatures? We get quite a few and have had 2 groups this morning" writes this reader about the horde of larvae-like organisms pictured below. The cola-colored "worm-like" creature was allegedly "deposited/dropped by something onto" our reader's "tile patio outside". Continue reading [...]

Brown Worm with Cartoon-like Yellow Eyespots is a Western Tiger Swallowtail Caterpillar

"What is this?" is all this reader writes to us about the brown caterpillar in this excellent photograph below. At the tip of this cute creature sits its voluptuous head, adorned with pink, triangular markings, as well as some cartoon-like, yellow eyespots. Continue reading [...]

See-through Worm with Long Appendages in Toilet is a Bristle Worm

"We found this clinging to the toilet bowl" begins this reader in his query about the "clear and jellylike" worm he discovered. According to our reader, this alien creature is approximately 1/2-inches long and is "almost completely clear". Continue reading [...]

Group of Gray, Spiky Bugs on Bedroom Wall are White Ermine Moth Larvae

"I found these bugs in my children's bedroom [...] on the WALL. What are these?" asks this reader, who is a mother of two children. The creatures appear to be gray in color, minuscule in size, with bulbous heads and segmented bodies. Continue reading [...]
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