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Carpet Beetle Larvae Chew Their Way Through Home

We believe the organisms chewing through our reader's home are carpet beetle larvae. For more cleaning tips for getting rid of these specimens, our reader can check one of our various articles on carpet beetle larvae. Continue reading [...]

About the Fall Armyworm (or Fall Army Worm) and Beet Armyworm (Beet Army Worm) Infestation

The "wanted dead or alive" outlaws of the worm world are currently two caterpillars that are causing some serious issues around the world. The Fall Armyworm has eaten its way through Africa and is now spreading through Asia, destroying maize crops and leaving farmers in economic distress. The Beet Armyworm population is predicted to spike in England, causing similar issues for onion and scallion crop farmers there. Continue reading [...]

Little White Worms Are Likely Mealworms

We believe the white worms our reader found on her counter are mealworms. We don't think these larvae are related to her husband's cat, but if she is worried about the health of the cat we encourage her to bring it to the vet! Continue reading [...]

Reader Finds Mealworm And Palm Flower Moth Larva

One of our readers found two organisms that we have identified as a palm flower moth larva and a mealworm. Saying goodbye to these creatures primarily involves cleaning! Continue reading [...]

Brown Worms in Front Room are Mealworms

One of our readers found several brown, segmented "worms" in her home. We believe these creatures are mealworms, which are common household pests. As with most insects, eliminating mealworms from a home just requires a little investigating and some dedicated cleaning. Continue reading [...]
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Brown Worms in Rice Probably Flour Bug Larvae

One of our readers discovered small brown maggots in the rice in his home. We believe these specimens are rice weevil larvae, and even if not, the same method for getting rid of these unwanted guests will likely work. Continue reading [...]
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