• Latin Name: Lepisma saccharina
  • Length: 12-19 mm
  • Color:White to brown-grey or bluish-silver in color
  • Digestive Tract: Yes

SilverFish is a wingless small insect which belongs to the Animalia Kingdom and is resistant to all the climates.

They are usually found in damp and dark areas such as basements, attics, bathrooms etc. that are attracted towards damp clothing and paper and cause irritation to humans. Hence, to avoid their infestation it is important to take the required measures at the earliest. Possible treatment includes use of necessary repellents that are sprayed at the affected and surrounding areas to eliminate their presence.

One of the precautions that you can do yourself is to keep all damp areas clean and moisture free.

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