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Polka-dotted Pink Worm with Large Eye Spot is a Pandora Sphinx Moth Caterpillar

“I have never seen anything like it before,” says this reader of the worm-like creature she found in her kitchen one morning. The creature appears to have a segmented body, pink in color with small black dots, and has what appears to be a large, black and yellow eye spot at one end of its body.

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‘Do Palm Flower Caterpillars Eat Clothes?’ Asks Reader from Arizona

Three palm flower caterpillars were recently found in a bedroom in this reader’s house in Scottsdale, Arizona. Before that, our reader’s son spotted a “‘very large’ moth,” and our reader asks if these caterpillars will get into her clothes.

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Light Pink Larva Surprises Woman as it Crawls Up Through Computer Crack

A “light pink or light orange” worm-like creature “came crawling up from the crack” of this reader’s computer as she was sitting on her bed. Our reader has only found one of these worms, but is worried about what it may be.

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Pinkish “Bugs” Found Around Arizona Apartment are Palm Flower Caterpillars

A reader in Tucson, Arizona asks “what bug is this?” after finding a few interesting creatures outside his door. The creatures in question appear to be a worm-like creature of sorts that is a “pinkish color”, “as well as a yellow and yellowish brown color”, according to our reader.

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Small, Pink Worm Found in Bread is a Pantry Moth Larva

A small, pink worm was found in this reader’s bread one morning. She wonders if we can tell her what the worm is and if its presence is any indication that she might have a pest problem, or if it is more likely that this is a one-time occurrence.

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Reader Finds Multiple Pink and White Worms in Multiple Locations

Small, white or pink worms have been found in a multitude of places by this reader in College Place, Washington. These locations include various spots in her home, inside herself, and in her dog. Our reader is understandably concerned and asks for our help in identifying these worms.

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Scarlet Malachite Beetle Larva Found Inside a Glass of Apple Juice

The brother of this reader found a worm in his cup of apple juice after leaving it to sit for half an hour. From the picture and our reader’s description, we can tell that this worm is tiny in size, orange in color, with a black head and a set of prongs at its rear.