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Silverfish – (Lepisma saccharina)

Silverfish are nocturnal, found in bathrooms and kitchens, libraries and commercial buildings.
By day silverfish hide in crevices behind tiles, wallpaper, skirting boards and bath panels. A nuisance pest only but they can damage papers, books and dried food. Silverfish can cause real damage by attacking paintings and book collections.

  • Silverfish run very quickly
  • Silverfish favour damp conditions
  • Silverfish feed on food debris, starches and gums
  • Eggs are laid in crevices
  • Adults live for 1-3 years.