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Lepismatidae (family)

A silverfish at suppressed

Lepismatidae (family) at suppressed - 19 Sep 2020
Lepismatidae (family) at suppressed - 19 Sep 2020
Lepismatidae (family) at suppressed - 19 Sep 2020
Lepismatidae (family) at suppressed - 19 Sep 2020
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Identification history

Lepismatidae (family) 22 Sep 2020 KimPullen
Lepismatidae (family) 20 Sep 2020 BIrdsinCanberra

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User's notes

I found this Silverfish in a box that we were throwing out and it seemed like a good opportunity to get a photograph. The box full of old DVDs had been in our garden shed for a few years but was dry inside.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

Additional information

  • 12mm to 25mm Animal size

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  • Confirmed by an expert moderator
  • Nearby sighting(s) of same species
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