The firebrat is a small hexapod (typically 1–1.5 cm) similar to the silverfish, both
in the order Thysanura. Firebrats prefer higher temperatures and require some ...
A full grown silverfish or firebrat is about ¼-½ inch long. Both insects lack wings
and have carrot-shaped bodies, thick at the front and tapering towards the ...
Firebrats. Even though Firebrats and Silverfish are similar in appearance, their
habitats are a little different. Silverfish prefer damp, moderate temperature places
Silverfish, Lepisma saccharina , and firebrats, Thermobia domestica , are insect
species that belong to the order Thysanura and are usually found in homes.
You can get rid of firebrats with a combination of prevention methods, control
methods, and pesticides/insecticides.
Learn more about how to identify and control firebrats.
Jun 4, 2013 ... Silverfish and firebrats are harmless to humans, but are considered pests
because of their appearance. These wingless, flat insects have two ...
Silverfish and firebrats are common indoors throughout the United States. Both
are active at night and hide during the day. In apartment buildings these insects ...
Silverfish and Firebrats by Barb Ogg, Extension Educator. Silverfish and firebrats
cause damage in homes by eating foods and other materials that are high in ...
Aug 1, 2016 ... If items on your bookshelf have chewed-on pages and bindings, suspect the look
–alike household pests silverfish and firebrats. Both insects ...