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Black Worm Found by Dog Excrement May Be a Flatworm or a Leech

“What is this?” asks this reader about the black organism in the screenshot below. The creature was found next to our reader’s car by dog excrement.

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Smooth, Pink Worm Found Next to Dog Excrement is Potentially an Earthworm

“I woke up and saw this next to my dog’s poop” states this reader in her submission. “What is it?” she asks about the small, pink-colored worm in the picture below.

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Tiny Clear Worm in Sink is a Flea Larva

“I found this tiny clear worm with two white lengthwise stripes in my son’s bathroom sink,” says this reader in her submission about this creature photographed below. “Is this a drain fly larvae?”

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See-through Super Small Worms Found on Laundry are Flea Larvae

“I was folding some laundry and found some super small worms in some of my shirts,” this reader says. The small worms in question appear to be translucent, with long, black entrails extending the length of their bodies.

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See-through Worms Found on Bed are Flea Larvae

A “bunch” of this worm-like creature was found on this reader’s bed, who is scared as to what it may be. The creature in question appears to be almost completely transparent, with a black string of matter on its inside.

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Woman Discovers Flea Larva Underneath her Fingernail

This woman found a clear larva under one of her fingernails, and wonders if we can identify it for her. The worm is minuscule in size, transparent in color, and was first dismissed as “nail dirt” before she saw it moving.