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Mystery Larvae Infest Reader’s Home, Hair and Dog for Two Years

An infestation of "worms or larvae" have been troubling this reader for two years, taking over her home and her own body. These larvae have been found everywhere, from the fabrics in her home, to her refrigerator, to her dog's hair and her own! Continue reading [...]

Orange and Gray Bugs Found on Sage Plant are Harlequin Ladybird Pupae

Two interesting looking bugs have recently been discovered on this reader's sage plant in Oxfordshire, England. The creatures in question are of two different colors, orange and black, but of the same appearance, being an ovate shape, with segmentation along the body and spots marking their bodies. Continue reading [...]

Pinkish “Bugs” Found Around Arizona Apartment are Palm Flower Caterpillars

A reader in Tucson, Arizona asks "what bug is this?" after finding a few interesting creatures outside his door. The creatures in question appear to be a worm-like creature of sorts that is a "pinkish color", "as well as a yellow and yellowish brown color", according to our reader. Continue reading [...]

Grout Worms: What are They and What Do They Look Like?

What looks like small, black worms were photographed by this reader, who wonders if they are grout worms. The photographs display organisms with an array of various body shapes; there are small curled up bodies, long straight ones and the last photograph is of what simply looks like a black dot. Continue reading [...]

Jet Black Parasites that Resemble Human Hair Trouble Woman

Photographs of "jet black", "as well as translucent", organisms have recently been sent in by this reader, who wonders if there are any worms or parasites which look "exactly like human hair" and "completely removes hair." From the photos, we can discern a head of human hair (with the parasites presumably hidden among the strands of hair), as well as a black insect-looking creature. Continue reading [...]

Do Scabies Infect the Entire Human Body?

A man infested with a parasite in Crystal Springs, Florida has reached out to us with photos of marks all over his body. He asks if scabies can infest "most of your body", implying that that is what he thinks this parasite may be, but also asks if there is a similar parasite that does this. Continue reading [...]
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