Silverfish

FACTS, IDENTIFICATION & CONTROL

1.     Appearance:

-Size: 12 -19 mm in length

-Color: brown-grey or bluish-silver

-Other: three bristles on the tip of the abdomens , no visible difference between egg and adult

2.     Behavior:

-Life cycle:

-Reproductive cycle: species can lay 2 to 20 eggs a day

-Diet: sugars and starches

-Habits:

3.     Habitat

-Location: basement, attics, kitchen and bathrooms

-Conducive conditions: dark damp areas

4.     Damages and Hazards

– nuisance pest, cause damage to papers, clothing and wallpaper.

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