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Lepisma saccharina


Lepisma saccharina, frequently called a silverfish or fishmoth is a small, wingless insect in the order Thysanura. Its common name derives from the animal's silvery light grey and blue colour, combined with the fish-like appearance of its movements, while the scientific name indicates the silverfish's diet of carbohydrates such as sugar or starches......(Wikipedia)


Silverfish are a cosmopolitan species, found in Africa, America, Europe, Australia, Asia and other parts of the Pacific.[2] They inhabit moist areas, requiring a relative humidity between 75% and 95%.[3] In urban areas, they can be found in basements, bathrooms, garages, closets, beds, pillows, and attics........(Wikipedia)


my other spotting: is bigger than this and not the same colors.

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Spotted on Nov 28, 2012
Submitted on Dec 13, 2012

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