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Dozens of Dried Up Worms Showing Up on Porch During Storm are Millipedes

“What are these worms?” asks this reader in Ponte Vedra, FL. “I continuously have these dried up worms on my front porch”, she says about the black, curled-up worms pictured below.

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Furnished Basement in Ohio Home is Infested With Millipedes

“What is the best method to permanently eradicate these pests?” asks this reader in Central Ohio, who sends in pictures of these small, black-brown critters. These critters have supposedly taken over our reader’s “rarely used, finished basement” and he thanks us in advance for our help.

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Gray, Segmented Insects with Many Legs Constantly Appearing in Bathtub are Duff Millipedes

“What type of insect is this that is constantly appearing in my bathtub?” is all this reader asks in her submission. Her questions pertains to the brownish-gray creature with multiple legs and a white tip pictured below.

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Thousands of Dark Brown Worms Found Around Home are Millipedes

“Can you tell me what these are and where they are coming from?” asks this reader in South Georgia. “I had thousands of them last year”, she says of the small, dark brown worm-like organisms pictured below.

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Yellow Worm with Many Legs Found in Pool is a Centipede

“Found this in my pool this morning”, states this reader concerning the yellow creature below. The organism in question has antennae, a brown head, and multiple legs running the length of its body.

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Brown Worm with Antennae Found in Sink is a Baby Centipede

“Found in bathroom sink”, states this reader in North Carolina about the minuscule, reddish-brown creature pictured below. The organism has a slender body, and a pair of antennae atop a lighter-colored head.

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Dark Brown Worms with Antennae are Millipedes

“I found two of these,” states this reader in her submission, referring to the dark brown, worm-like creature with antennae pictured below. “What are they?”

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Woman Spits Out What Appears to Be a Centipede

“Can millipedes/centipedes survive in the human body?!” exclaims this reader in her submission. She asks with regard to the centipede-like creature she happened to spit out when brushing her teeth.

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Brown-Striped Larvae and Fuzzy, White Bugs Infesting This Reader’s Bathroom and Bedroom are Duff Millipedes

“I have found these larvae/worms mostly crawling in my bathroom and gable bedroom” states this reader about the organisms in the photos below. The creatures appear to come in various shapes and colors, ranging from one with dark brown segments, to fuzzy, white creatures.

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Super Twisty, Pale Yellow Creatures Found in Mulch are Likely Centipedes

“The creature that we keep finding is super twisty, super fast. It has a number of legs, and its body is a very pale yellow or khaki,” states this reader about the organisms showing up at the daycare she works at.

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Pink Segmented Creature Found in Shower is a Millipede

“This critter was found on the top edge of a shower tile, where it meets the drywall” states this reader about the pink, segmented creature below. Our reader asks if this is a centipede larva, and we will do our best to answer him.

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Segmented Worm with Antennae Found in Bathroom is a Millipede

This worm-like creature pictured below was found in this reader’s toilet and wash basin. She has seen two or three worms like this so far, and asks us if we can tell her what they are.

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Centipede and Millipedes Coexist in this Reader’s Home and She has Questions

“I live in Spain and often find what I believe to be millipedes in my apartment,” starts this reader in her query. She has also found what she suspects is a centipede, and wonders if millipedes and centipedes can coexist, as well as if “Raid is the best thing” to use to “get rid of them.”

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Multi-legged, Yellow Worm-like Creature is a Centipede

“Is this strange, worm-like creature parasitic to my dog?” asks this reader about the long, multi-legged creature photographed below. This beige-colored worm with antennae on its head has our reader worried for his dog, who “threw up with specks of blood” prior to the creature’s discovery, and who already has fleas our reader is trying to control.

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Black, Segmented Worms Found on Golf Course are Millipedes

“I found a bunch of these worms on a golf course green. Can you tell me what they are?” asks this reader, who sent in a lovely photograph of a tiny, segmented creature. The creature is black in color, with a long, tubular body, and looks like a millipede.

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Wriggly Brown Worms May Be Millipedes or Earthworms

“What is a small brown worm with antennae and definitely no legs?” asks this reader in his query to us. Although he sends no photographs with his submission, he describes the worm as being approximately one-and-a-half inches long and “very skinny.”

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Red Organism with Antennae Found in Shower Drain is a Centipede

“What is this!?!!!” begins this query, sent in by a first time mom who is “slightly terrified” of the organism she found when unclogging her shower. At first she thought this long, reddish-brown critter with antennae was a parasite, but after a while became uncertain and hopes that we can identify the organism for her.

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Hoards of Millipedes Infest This Reader’s Vegetable Garden and Basement

“I am assuming that these are harmless millipedes,” states our reader about the organisms that she has been finding in her garden and basement. She lives in Portland, Oregon and is experiencing an “infestation” “after bringing leaf mulch” into her garden “from another garden two years ago.”

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Dark Creature with Many Legs in Kansas City Apartment Complex is a Millipede

“It was dark and had many legs”, said this man. living in a “hotel-like apartment complex”, about something he found curled up on his floor. The creature in question is an elongated shape, has multiple pairs of legs sprouting from each section of its segmented body, and is a dark brown/black in color.

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“Some Type of Worm” with 20 Sets of Legs Turns Out to be a Centipede

“Some type of worm” was found by this reader in her house, and she asks that we tell her what it is. Our reader has never seen a “worm” like this before, which appears to have a long body, with “15 or 16 sets of legs” (though we count 20) sprouting from its sides, a yellowish coloration, antennae on its head, and a set of “hard” pincers at its rear.