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Yellow Worm with Many Legs Found in Pool is a Centipede

“Found this in my pool this morning”, states this reader concerning the yellow creature below. The organism in question has antennae, a brown head, and multiple legs running the length of its body.

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White Grub-like Creatures Found in Kitchen are Yellow Jacket Larvae

“I have found four of these now on my kitchen countertop, near my kitchen sink”, reports this reader about the white creature with a brown head pictured below. “I’m totally freaked out by what these are and why they’re in my kitchen! Please help!”

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Clear Worms with Dark Insides Found on Bedding are Likely Flea Larvae

“Found this on my bedding”, states this reader in the Philippines regarding the clear-white organisms with dark insides pictured below. “Help please! I don’t know if I will be needing an extermination team for this.”

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Red Worm Found in Toilet is an Earthworm

“Is this an earthworm?” asks this reader about the red worm pictured below. “It was in our upstairs toilet.”

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Worm Found Next to Dog Poop is Likely a Red Wiggler, Though Owner Worries About Intestinal Parasites

“Can you identify this worm?” asks this reader about the striped, red worm pictured below. “I found it right next to my dog’s poop.”

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Red Worms in Scalp and Car Bother Reader Seeking Help

“Can anyone identify these red worms?” asks this reader in her submission. “They are in my scalp.”

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White Worms with Brown Heads Found in Uncooked Pasta are Pantry Moth Larvae

“Are these worms pantry worms?” asks this reader concerning the white worm-like creatures with brown heads pictured below. “Is it possible an infestation of pantry worms could be found in items purchased from the grocery store?”

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White Grub-like Creature Found in House is Likely an Immature Black Soldier Fly Larva

“What is this creature I found in my house in Coventry, UK?” asks this reader concerning the organism pictured below. The creature in question appears to have a white and gray, thick body, and a square of black sticking out from one end of its body.

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Unfamiliar Gray Worm Found Decomposing and Oozing Goo

“Have you ever seen one of these?” asks this reader in Florida about the gray worm pictured below. “It was quickly decomposing and it had goo outside that was melting away”, he adds.

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Brown Worm with Antennae Found in Sink is a Baby Centipede

“Found in bathroom sink”, states this reader in North Carolina about the minuscule, reddish-brown creature pictured below. The organism has a slender body, and a pair of antennae atop a lighter-colored head.

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White Worms Found in Puppy’s Play Area are Clothes Moth Larvae

“I live in South Carolina, and woke up this morning to dozens of these”, states this reader concerning the white larva-like creature pictured below. “What are they, how can I get rid of them and prevent them in the future?” she asks.

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Small, White Worms in Toilet May Be Flea Larvae

“I keep finding these small worms in the toilet”, states this reader concerning the minuscule, clear-white organism pictured below. “Can you confirm what they may be?”

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Small, Yellowish Larvae Hanging from Silk Threads are Oak Leaf Rollers

This reader found “small white/yellowish larvae floating on silk threads in Northern Michigan” and states that they were “coming out of oak trees”. Besides the photo attached below, this is all the context provided, but we will do our best to provide information on these larvae.

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Hammerhead Worm Discovered on Carport During Vacation

“On the carport we found a dead worm: thinking it may be a hammerhead??!” exclaims this reader in her submission, which is unfortunately not accompanied by a photo of the worm she is referring to. The worm was found when our reader was vacationing in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

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Fossil-like Object Found Under Dresser is a Mystery

“Found this fossil thing under my dresser on my bedroom floor”, states this reader about the interesting pattern pictured below, which almost resembles a leaf. “Any idea what it is?”

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Dark Brown Worms with Antennae are Millipedes

“I found two of these,” states this reader in her submission, referring to the dark brown, worm-like creature with antennae pictured below. “What are they?”

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Yellow Worm with Huge Eyespots is a Spicebush Swallowtail Caterpillar

“This caterpillar looks like a snake”, states this reader in Springfield, Illinois. He refers to the yellow, segmented organism below, which sports two big eyespots and a pattern of spots on its body.

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How to Handle Finding Bugs in Your Bed

“What are these?” asks this reader in the submission she sent us. “They are in my bed as well”, she continues, referring to the tiny, brownish creatures photographed below.

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Brown, Segmented Creature Found Near Cat Bowl is a Cutworm

“I found this little guy on my kitchen hardwood, near the cat bowl, and was wanting to know what he was,” states this reader about the segmented, brown-gray larva-like creature in the photo below. “If you could help me I would greatly appreciate it.”

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Translucent Creatures, Black Markings and Snakes Terrorize This Reader Who Desperately Seeks Help

“I keep getting attacked at night by something” states this reader in his lengthy query about the creatures that have been bothering him since “August of 2020”. Our reader is concerned about his health and is currently not getting any medical treatment that is helping his issue.