Identify Your Pest

silverfish Kansas City, Missouri


Quick Facts


.5"-1" long

Preferred Habitat

They prefer outdoors under rocks, boards, or birds nests but can also be found inside homes in warmer areas such as the basement, attic, laundry room, or closet.

Known Health Issues

Silverfish do not carry diseases, but will feed on fungi, mold, and possibly fabrics, books, and plants in your home.
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Silverfish are known to have fishlike movements and a silvery-blue color. While they prefer outdoor habitats, they can be found in warmer areas of your home such as a closet, basement, attic, or laundry room. They can reproduce 2-20 eggs a day at any time of the year and are nocturnal, which makes it difficult to spot in your home. Do not wait until an infestation gets out of hand to call Miller Pest & Termite to ensure that your home is taken care of.