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Hairy Caterpillars: Cuddly or Dangerous?

We are blessed to live in a world where fuzzy caterpillars exist. Looking like little bundles of fur, are these critters as utterly harmless as they appear to be, or are they hiding something far more sinister under their dazzling coats? Continue reading [...]

What Would Happen to Planet Earth if Worms Vanished

The various ecosystems of our world are fed by and maintained by the organisms that live in them, from the bold bears down to the wriggling worm. Many do not share the fondness for worms as we do on All About Worms, but this article will address how vital worms really are to our world, even the worst of the bunch! Continue reading [...]

Tacoma Apartment Overrun By Insects While Creatures Live Inside This Woman’s Feet

Recently, we received word from a reader that her apartment in Tacoma, Washington has become "overrun" with what she believes to be "no-see-ums" or black flies. Since their discovery, she swears she "can feel them inside the bottom of both" of her feet, and she asks what we know of black flies. Continue reading [...]

Common Misconceptions About Flatworms

Flatworms are a topic often discussed within the world of worms; there are 25,000-odd species of them and they come in all sorts of colors and are extraordinary creatures. Unfortunately, their odd, flat shape alone has given them a bad reputation and has spawned a lot of awful, and a lot of times false, rumors about them. Continue reading [...]

Three of the Most Breathtaking Caterpillars

When you think of worms and worm-like creatures, maybe the word 'beautiful' isn't the first word that comes to mind, but when it comes to caterpillars, there are unarguably a plethora of pretty ones that will take your breath away. This article will briefly outline some facts about three of the most breathtaking caterpillars in the world (in our humble opinion). Continue reading [...]

Oddly-Shaped Pupae Found in Black Mold and Drains in Texas

Odd-looking, black organisms have been found by this reader in Ft. Worth, Texas. The organisms in question are being found in an area of her home that is moist and heavy with black mold, as well as near drains. Continue reading [...]
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