Silverfish are 12mm to ½” long with a flattened, carrot shaped body covered in silvery scales.
Females will lay 1-3 eggs per day. The eggs will take approximately 43 days to hatch.
They prefer dark, warm, and high moisture areas and will feed on shampoo, glue from books, linens, sugars and starches.
They are approximately 1 to 1.5cm long with a tapered body. Firebrats are gray-brown with darker spots on the back.
Females lay approximately 50 eggs that will hatch in less than 2 weeks.
They prefer higher temperatures with humidity and are commonly found in boiler rooms, hot ovens, and hot water heaters. They feed on glue in books, carbohydrates and proteins.
They are 1/3 to ¼” long and range in a translucent white to gray or brown colour.
Females can produce up to 60 eggs with a development time from egg to adult between 24-110 days.
Booklice can be found inside and outside and enjoy feeding on moulds, fungi, starches and dead insects.