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Brown Worms Roaming the Flower Garden are Millipedes

Tiny, long worms have been discovered moving slowly from this reader's flower garden to her new, 6-year old house. The worms in question are, according to our reader, brown in color, not fuzzy, and have no legs. Continue reading [...]

Black and White-Striped Larva in Flower Bed is a Turbulent Phosphilia Caterpillar

Multiple of the following worms were found by this reader in his flower bed while he was weeding. He suspects that these black and white creatures are beetle larvae, but wonders if we could help identify them. Continue reading [...]

Brown Worm in Toilet is an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly Caterpillar

A woman in Maryland found this worm swimming in her mother-in-law's toilet and hopes that we can help ID the critter. The worm in questions appears to be a mottled brown color, with a segmented body and a yellow band near its head, as well as a pair of eye spots just below the stripe. Continue reading [...]

Lucky Woman Finds a Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar in Broad

A bright, yellow caterpillar with gray spots and big black eyes was found by one of our readers. She did not pose any question, but simply wanted to share these excellent photos with us. This article will address what this caterpillar is in case any of our other readers happens upon one. Continue reading [...]

Black and Yellow Worm is an Orange-tipped Oakworm

A rather large, creature was found in the suburbs of Philadelphia, PA by a woman who wonders if we can identify it for her. From the excellent photograph provided by our reader, one can see that the creature in question is black with yellow stripes, and is about 2.5-inches in length, according to our reader. Continue reading [...]

Cluster of Eggs in Cotton-Like Webbing are Fall Armyworms

A patch of "cotton-looking structures" were found attached to the brick outside of this reader's front door. Our reader wonders what "brand of creature" these may be, which appear to be as white in color as the cotton-like webbing they were found in. Continue reading [...]
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