The firebrat is a small hexapod (typically 1–1.5 cm) similar to the silverfish, both
in the order ... They do not cause major damage, but they can contaminate food,
damage paper goods, and sta...
Silverfish, or Lepisma Saccharina, are common household pests. The small silver
creatures are nocturnal, so they may not be visible during the day. In moist or ...
Identifying and managing silverfish and firebrats. ... desirable to supplement
nonchemical methods with an insecticide treatment to quickly reduce the
While silverfish are harmless to the human body, they do cause damage to
clothing, books, papers, food in pantries and wallpaper. Silverfish leave small
If you have a more severe problem with silverfish or firebrats, look into stored
boxes and the insulation in your attic. It is best to dust or bait these areas.
Mar 3, 2011 ... Read how to identify silverfish and how to limit the possibility of an infestation.
Also learn how to look for signs that you have a problem.
Although silverfish have a creepy appearance and are occasionally mistaken for
venomous centipedes, silverfish are not known to bite humans and do not carry ...
During severe infestations, these starchy targets may develop irregular-shaped
holes from the insects' feeding. Silverfish and firebrats do not feed on wool or ...
Firebrats are a darker mottled orangish gray with bands of dark scales. It's
important to know which one you have before you start treating your home for
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 ...