Add to GuideAsk a Question

What Is This Bug? (Silverfish)

Category Bugs
Silverfish are a pest that needs to be gotten rid of immediately. What is this bug? (silverfish).
Ad

Questions

Ask a QuestionHere are the questions asked by community members. Read on to see the answers provided by the ThriftyFun community or ask a new question.

By 0 found this helpful
September 8, 2005

I found one in the kitchen and I found one in the bathroom of my new place.

This is a small, simple looking, long bug with small feet that are not very prominent. It is dark gray on the top, and on its underside, it's white. It does not appear to have wings or any really noticeable features.

What's odd about it is that is sort of waves or wiggles when it moves, rather than scuttling like a normal bug.

What is this bug? Why is it here, how big of a problem is it, and how would I get rid of them?

Yasmin

Answers

By Betsy (Guest Post)
September 9, 20050 found this helpful
Best Answer

It might be Silverfish, I find those in my house every now and then.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By guest post (Guest Post)
September 8, 20050 found this helpful

I'm not sure on the real name but we call them pill bug when you touch them they roll up in a ball and look like a pill.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By (Guest Post)
September 8, 20050 found this helpful

I know what you mean. They are not those, but thanks...

They are smaller, more narrow, and they definitely "swim" rather than walk across the floor!

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 9, 20050 found this helpful

Eekkkk, maybe if you put the bug in a plastic bag and bring down to Home Depot or a garden nursery near you they may be able to help you identify the critter! Good Luck.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Read More Answers
Related Content
In This Guide
Categories
Home and Garden Pest Control BugsOctober 10, 2017
Guides
More
🍂
Thanksgiving Ideas!
🎃
Halloween Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Instagram
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.

Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2018 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Generated 2018/10/16 00:20:08 in 1 secs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!