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Is Rash From Bug Bite In Greece?

We believe the creature our reader found in her jeans is a carpet beetle larva, which is a common household pest! Also, while the rash she has might be related to the carpet beetle larva, we can't confirm this or weigh in on the matter because we aren't medical professionals. Continue reading [...]

Yellow and Black Worms are Bumble Bee Millipedes

We believe the organisms our reader noticed in his mother's home are bumble bee millipedes. While some people actually seek out these millipedes and breed colonies to later be used as reptile food, our reader wishes to help his mother say goodbye to these arthropods. As with most worm-like organisms, getting rid of these millipedes will depend mostly on cleaning. Continue reading [...]

Is Worm Wiggling In Toilet Horsehair Worm or Parasite?

We think the thin white worm our reader found in her toilet could be a horsehair worm. These worms are not harmful or dangerous towards humans! Of course, if we are wrong about when she discovered the worm in her toilet, and think there is any possibility that the worm came from her, then she should seek medical attention immediately. Continue reading [...]

Long Brown Worm Is a Centipede

We believe the worm-like organism our reader found in her room is a centipede. Centipedes are known to bite, so our reader should act with caution when handling this specimen! Continue reading [...]

Mysterious Worm Found in New York Garden

We sadly aren't able to provide any clear answers for our reader about the worm-like organism she found in her garden. If she is still curious about it, we encourage her to send us the link to the article with the picture that she referred to in her message. Continue reading [...]

What Are “Pests” Found Under Bed?

A reader asked us about some worm-like organisms he found under his bed. We aren't sure about the identity of these specimens, but we think doing a thorough cleaning of his room will be the best way to get rid of them. Continue reading [...]
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