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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." Continue reading [...]

Pink & Brown Worms Crawling Up From Shower Drain are Earthworms

A concerned woman recently wrote to us about her mom's discovery of worms in her bathroom. The worm in the picture below appears to be pink and brown in color, and is a long, tubular shape. Continue reading [...]

Creepy, Glossy Black Worm is Likely a New Guinea Flatworm

"Can you identify this creepy thing? Thanks!!!" is all this reader writes in his submission to us. The "creepy thing" he is referring to is the long, black worm pictured below, with bulbous bulges protruding from the length of its body. Continue reading [...]

Long Black Worm Found Wrapped Around the Leg of a Dog is a Hammerhead Flatworm

"My neighbor found this worm attached to her dog, wrapped around its leg," says this reader about the creature displayed below. The worm is very long, black in color (with a gray underside), and appears to be a flattened, rather than tubular, shape. Continue reading [...]

Black Worms with White Hair May Be Oak Processionary Moth Caterpillars or Hickory Tussock Caterpillars

"I found these things hanging from the ceiling," says our reader about the creature in this photograph. This worm-like critter appears to have a "fluffy", black body and is minuscule in size. Continue reading [...]

Strange, Green Caterpillar Found Near Garden is a Cutworm

"When I first saw it, I thought it was a small, skinny pinecone," says this reader in Saskatchewan, Canada about the "weird caterpillar/grub" she found near her garden. The grub in question is a dark green color and has a body with clear segmentation. Continue reading [...]
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