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Brown Worms Appear From Mulch Surrounding House

Worms have been appearing from this woman's mulch, or so she has been told, and she wonders how she can be rid of them. The worms in question are small in comparison to the mat in the photograph and are brown in color. More detail than that is difficult to discern given how far away the photo was taken. Continue reading [...]

White Larvae Falling From the Ceiling May Be Root Weevil Larvae

A property manager was contacted about "maggots falling from the ceiling" by the residents in an old building in Southern California, and in turn contacted us about receiving an identification of these "maggots". He states that he was brought to us by an old article about root weevil larvae, but doubts that that is what these worms are. Continue reading [...]

Larva and Eggs of Various Colors Found All Over Pennsylvania Home

A woman in Pennsylvania has been finding "larvae or pupae" in large amounts in her kitchen, bathroom and living room. Our reader reports that to the naked eye, they appear to be "nothing", but once she zooms in on them, one can make out the details that make her "sick". Continue reading [...]

Brown & Tan-Striped Bugs are Carpet Beetle Larvae

Two photographs of some kind of creature were sent in by this woman who wonders what they might be. The creatures in question appear to be brown and tan-striped, sport multiple pairs of forelegs, and are somewhat oval in shape. Continue reading [...]

Uncertainties as to What This Pink Worm in Toilet is

A long pink worm was found in the toilet of this woman who wonders if we can tell her what it is, and if it is a parasite. According to our reader, the worm "seems to have little legs", although this is difficult to discern from the image provided. Continue reading [...]

Extremely Tiny, Larva-Looking Worm on Mattress is a Carpet Beetle Larva

After finding a 'single, extremely tiny, larva-looking worm' in the 'cracks' of her mattress, this reader wonders if this is a flea or not. She is already in the process of treating her cat for fleas, but has not seen a single adult flea in over a month, and so wonders if she will need to treat her house again for fleas. She adds that she never actually saw any fleas around her house, but only on her cat. Continue reading [...]
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