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Please help me identify and exterminate this insect:

unknown insect

unknown insect

unknown insect

unknown insect

  • I feel like you might get better results with this over on Biology.SE. They have a species-identification tag with several "what is this bug" questions. They might not tell you how to kill it, but could identify it. – JPhi1618 Mar 6 at 20:58
  • why do you need to exterminate that insect? ..... allow a couple wolf spiders to live in your house and you won't have any insects crawling around – jsotola Mar 7 at 1:07
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Looks like a silverfish which are a common pest.

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References

  • Was going to answer with silverfish. I think they are relatively harmless. But I will click your links. Edit - Apparently they are quite destructive and eat book bindings – Joe Fala Mar 7 at 1:16
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That is a silverfish.

Eliminating the environment they like may be enough to eradicate them. They like moisture, and cellulose or sugar. Stacks of boxes in a garage, books or magazines in a bathroom or kitchen, and moisture in walls with cellulose insulation or wallpaper are common places where silverfish like to live.

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