Carpet Beetle

Cricket

Earwig

Giant Centipede

House Centipede

Millipede

Pill Bug

Silverfish

Springtail

Silverfish

Description:

Silverfish

Infesting Drain

Silverfish are shiny and grey.  They range is size from ½ to 1 inch in length.  They have 3 long bristles on their rear and 2 long antennae that curve.

Behavior:

These pests prefer to live in dark damp places such as basements, attics, kitchens and bathrooms.  This pest is attracted to paper and damp clothes or fabric.   This pest has been known to feed on paper, shampoos, glue in books, silk, and dead insects.  They are also a major pest in stored foods.

Control:

Control measures involve targeting moist dark areas.  Our pest control program is a great way to manage them. Reducing moisture in and around the building will greatly impact their populations.

Fun Fact:

Despite their name, they are unable to swim.