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.

3 Secrets To Get Rid Of Silverfish in your home-How to rid of silverfish naturally

[][][] Silverfish. Order Zygentoma. Photograph by Alex Wild.

Silverfish are related to springtails. I say you can't have enough springtails or silverfish. Bring 'em on!

firebrat, Thermobia domestica  (Thysanura: Lepismatidae) - 5380263

Image 5380263 is of firebrat (Thermobia domestica ) adult(s). It is by Gary Alpert at Harvard University.

Silberfischchen / silverfish / Lepisma saccharina | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Silberfischchen / silverfish / Lepisma saccharina | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

firebrat. It has a long, flexible body and is able to eat almost anything

Facts: Carpet near a fireplace can get very warm, making it a perfect place for an odd little creature called a “firebrat.” It has a long, flexible body and is able to eat almost anything

Firebrat  - Photo Sharing!

Firebrat taken with a Canon PowerShot HS using a Raynox Macroscopic lens RAW to JPEG


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