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Small, Dark Brown Bugs Under Towel are Pill Bugs

Small, brown bugs were found by this reader underneath a towel by her refrigerator in her carport, and small white worms were found near the baseboards of her home. Continue reading [...]

Woman Discovers Flea Larva Underneath her Fingernail

This woman found a clear larva under one of her fingernails, and wonders if we can identify it for her. The worm is minuscule in size, transparent in color, and was first dismissed as "nail dirt" before she saw it moving. Continue reading [...]

Reader Finds Multiple Pink and White Worms in Multiple Locations

Small, white or pink worms have been found in a multitude of places by this reader in College Place, Washington. These locations include various spots in her home, inside herself, and in her dog. Our reader is understandably concerned and asks for our help in identifying these worms. Continue reading [...]

Clear Worm in Rug is a Clothes Moth Larva

A clear, white worm was found in this woman's rug in Vegreville, Alberta, and she asks that we identify it. Continue reading [...]

Green Worm with Prickles is an Emperor Moth Caterpillar

A green, segmented worm was found by one of our readers this summer, and she wonders what it is. According to our reader, this critter was similar to a tomato worm in its color, texture and possession of a "pincher mouth", but was much larger, and had "little blue and yellow" knobs patterned along its body with black prickles sprouting from them. Continue reading [...]

Doctor Turns Away Woman Infested with Parasitic Worms; What to do

In rural Virginia, a woman calls for help as her daughter is severely affected by a parasitic worm infestation. The "maggot-like" worms have left pustules in their wake, and caused symptoms of itching, burning, and sensations of something crawling under her skin. Continue reading [...]
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