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How to Spot a Pupa

Most of the articles we write at AllAboutWorms deal with some sort of worm-like creature, which is usually either an insect at the beginning of its life cycle (a larva) or a mature worm (an earthworm or millipede, for example), but what about that in-between stage, where a creature will neither look like a larva, nor whatever creature it grows up to be? Most insects will have a pupal stage that comes between the larval and final stage, and this article will provide some insight into how to spot an insect at this stage, before it breaks free an adult. Continue reading [...]

What to Do if You Have a Parasite (Don’t Wait to See a Doctor!)

Parasites are a huge medical problem across the globe and especially in third-world countries. We get quite a few questions from readers in the Western world who are infested with parasites, but do not seek medical help, despite having the privilege to do so. Continue reading [...]

The Tapeworm Diet and Why It’s Problematic

The tapeworm diet is a phenomenon that took the internet and world by storm a few years ago as its absurd and unorthodox method sparked controversy. This article will explore how this diet works, and why it's problematic. Continue reading [...]

White Worms Infest the Skin of this Man and his Fiancée

Parasitic whitish worms have been infesting this man and his fiancée, who ask for our help in identifying them. These "tiny white worms" "burrow through the top layer of the skin" to lay "dark sand-like eggs", infesting "wounds." Continue reading [...]

White Worm-like Creatures on Japanese Maple Tree are Pulvinaria Scale Insects

White worms were recently discovered on the trunk of this reader's Japanese maple tree in New York City. The worms appear to be short in length, fairly large in girth, with ridges along their bodies, and have a pink/beige head. Continue reading [...]

Endangered Worms and Why They Should Be Protected

Worms are vastly regarded as 'gross' or 'disgusting' creatures, and as a result of that, many tend to have little regard for their lives. Thus, when certain animal habitats are destroyed to make way for housing developments or farmland, though many protest the lives of the mammals and birds that live among the trees and bushes, many do not stop to consider the lives of those underground, or under foot. Continue reading [...]
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