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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 [...]

Little Black Worms Annoy Reader in Florida

A reader reached out to us about little black worm-like organisms that have suddenly appeared in her apartment. We think these creatures might be New Guinea flatworms or brahminy blind snakes, although they could be something else. Continue reading [...]

Is Brown Worm Found After Rain Parasitic or Harmless?

One of our readers discovered a small brown worm inside her home and worried it might be a parasite related to her dog's upset stomach. We believe she has found a flatworm, and that it is unrelated to her dog and not harmful! Continue reading [...]

How Common Are Hammerhead Worms?

A reader in Tennessee found a hammerhead worm in his yard. Although these broadhead planarians aren't dangerous, they are invasive species that are sometimes considered pests. Continue reading [...]

Worm in Toilet Could be Hammerhead Worm or Flatworm

One of our readers discovered what we believe is a flatworm in his toilet. We don't think he has anything to stress about, but if he is worried about his health he should of course visit a doctor since we are not medical professionals! Continue reading [...]

Toxic Flatworm or Leech?

A reader's dog accidentally transported a terrestrial flatworm into his kitchen. We are confident that this creature isn't a threat to him or his dog. Continue reading [...]
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