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Bundle of Clear Worms on Website are Newly-hatched Caterpillars

“What are these things?” asks Mary in her submission regarding the swarm of tiny, worm-like creatures pictured below. “They look a little different from the others I’ve seen on your site. First I found a bunch on a spot on my ceiling yesterday. Now today I found a bunch on a windowsill in the room beside where I found the ones on the ceiling in the hallway. Thank you.” Mary sent a bunch of photos, as well as a video, but we have included the photo which we think shows the organisms most clearly, though they are still quite hard to see, as the photo is taken quite far away and the resolution is not the best. Luckily, the video does show the critters up close.

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Cloister of Gray Larvae are Immature Armyworms

“What are these?” asks this reader about the minuscule, larvae-looking creatures in the photographs she sent us. Although no more context is provided, this photo of a cluster of a black-headed, gray-bodied creatures is all too familiar, and we know exactly what these are.

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Bug Spray Will Not Be Necessary To Get Rid of this Armyworm Cluster

“What is this and how do I get rid of it?” asks this reader, who has seemingly found a large cluster of worm-like organisms. The creatures are small and gray, with bulbous black heads, and our reader asks if she needs to spray the creatures with bug spray.

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Creepy Cluster of Larvae on Wall are Fall Armyworms

A “creepy thing” has been found on the upper part of this reader’s living room wall. The thing in question appears to be a massive cluster of some kind of grayish-black worm, and our reader says she would appreciate any kind of information on this phenomenon.