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Worm On Ceiling Might Be Millipede

One of our readers recently sent us a photo of a worm-like organism she noticed crawling on her bedroom ceiling. She described it's slow movement and mentioned 2 antennae. The picture shows a thin brown organism: Despite not being able to see this organism clearly, we still think we know what it is. We believe it is a millipede. Millipedes have the same thin, long body that this creature has, and they also have antennae! Furthermore, they are discovered by readers in and around their homes fairly often! In the outdoors, millipedes live on forest floors where there is an abundance of dead and decaying wood and plant matter to eat. When they sneak into homes, they seek out similarly dark and damp environments. They are usually found in bathrooms and basements where they eat dust, dirt, Continue reading [...]

Worm Discovered in Shower is a Millipede or Centipede

We believe the creatures our reader found in his bathroom are probably millipedes. Millipedes are harmless and not usually classified as household pests, which means they don't cause damage or destruction inside a home, so our reader has nothing to worry about! Continue reading [...]

Small Worm Found in Shower is a Millipede

We identified the brown organism our reader found in her shower as a millipede. These arthropods are considered to be harmless and are not parasitic as our reader feared. Continue reading [...]

Worm With Antennae and Tiny Legs Is A Centipede

The dead creature our reader found in her bathroom is a centipede. These arthropods are commonly discovered in homes and shouldn't be a cause for concern. Continue reading [...]

Worm on Bathtub Pillow is a Millipede

A reader found a millipede on the bathtub pillow in her bath. Although millipedes aren't considered dangerous or harmful, we think it is best that our reader disposed of the pillow since we have no way of knowing if there were more inside or not! Continue reading [...]

Millipedes Take Over Basement During Reader’s Vacation

A reader came home from her vacation to find her basement crawling with millipedes. Luckily, these specimens are fairly easy to say goodbye to and aren't dangerous towards humans or pets. Continue reading [...]
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