All posts by Worm Researcher Dori

Brown Worms Found Around Home Might Be Earthworms

We think the worms our reader has discovered in her home are probably earthworms. If our reader is concerned about her son's health or worried that the worm she found in his bed came from him, then we recommend that she take him to the doctor immediately. Continue reading [...]

Reader Finds Flea Larvae in Bed

We are confident that the worm-like organisms our reader found in his bed are flea larvae. We recommend he take his pets to the vet ASAP and get started cleaning to eliminate these specimens! Continue reading [...]

What is White Worm Discovered in Toilet?

One of our readers recently asked us to identify a worm he found in his toilet. He wrote, "it doesn't look like a tapeworm to me, but that is obviously my fear." Continue reading [...]

The Impact of Thin Black Worms on Plants

One of our readers asked about the impact of "thin black worms with many legs" on her plants. We believe she is probably dealing with millipedes, and that she shouldn't worry because they are typically beneficial. Continue reading [...]

What Are Slimy Brown Worms?

We aren't sure about the identity of the specimens our reader discovered. One looked a little bit like a flatworm, but the other one (or ones) did not. We need more information in order to figure out what these creatures are. Continue reading [...]

Mysterious Worm Found on Laundry Room Floor

We aren't able to identify the specimen our reader found in his laundry room. We don't think it is related to his pets or a parasitic organism. If any of our readers recognize this creature we invite them to comment below! Continue reading [...]
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