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2 Species ID Suggestions

Sliver ear
danthis 9 years ago
Lepisma saccharina Silverfish

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Gordon Dietzman
Gordon Dietzman 9 years ago

I'd also suggest looking at an ID of firebrat, Thermobia domestica. They look very much like silverfish, but often have mottled coloring like in this photo. We have an occasional silverfish in our house, but I've not yet seen a firebrat, which prefers higher temperatures and moister conditions. But I live in Minnesota where things stay a bit colder than in Arizona.

danthis 9 years ago

This is a silverfish. Got them all over my house.

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Tucson, Arizona, USA

Spotted on Feb 23, 2011
Submitted on Feb 23, 2011

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