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Silverfish (Lepisma) sp.

Silverfish, photo by Sebastian Stabinger licensed under the GNU Free Documentation 1.2 License.

Name: Silverfish
Size: A half to one inch in length
Habitat: Dark areas where their food is available. They are very common in homes.
Prey: Silverfish eat anything that contains starch or polysaccharides. They eat glue, book bindings, paper, photos, sugar, hair, dandruff, textiles, shampoo and many other things.
Danger: They are not dangerous, except to your books and other property.

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Photo Credits:
Silverfish - Sebastian Stabinger (GNU Free Documentation License).

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