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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 [...]

Is Worm on Toddler’s Cardigan Dangerous?

A reader found a small specimen on a clothing item of her daughter. We don't have a picture to confirm, but based on the description she provided, we think she might be dealing with a millipede or a caterpillar. Continue reading [...]

Worm With Tiny Legs In Bathtub Is A Millipede

One of our readers found a millipede in his bathtub. These arthropods aren't dangerous or considered pests, so our reader shouldn't spend too much time worrying about this organism. Continue reading [...]
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