Field Guide silverfish

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    _ is the common name for those species which prefer areas of high temperature, 90°F (32.2°C)
    Firebrat
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    Posterior end of abdomen with 3 long, bristlelike appendages (2 cerci, 1 median _ _).
    Caudal filament
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    Feeding marks are _ whether they are holes, notches along an edge, or surface etchings.
    Irregular
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    _ stains, scales, and/or feces (tiny _ _-like pellets) may be seen on infested materials.
    • Yellow stains
    • Tiny black pepper
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    The gray silverfish . _-digesting bacteria and enzymes are found in its midgut.
    Cellulose
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    All these silverfish species hide during the _ and prefer to hide or rest in tight cracks or crevices.
    Day
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    They can be found
    almost anywhere in a house including living rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms, attics, basements, garages, and shake roofs.
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    They tend to roam _ _ _ for food, but once they find a satisfactory food source, they remain close to it.
    quite some distance
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    Within structures, they can be breeding in a
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    Silverfish can survive for _ without food or water.
    Weeks
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    Many species of silverfish are good _.
    Climbers
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    _ roofs are excellent breeding sites for silverfish during the warm weather months.
    Shake roofs
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    Shake roofs have an abundance of
    moisture, cellulose, starch, and dead insects.
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    prefer _ to carbohydrates and are _.
    • Proteins
    • Cannibalistic
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    Silverfish are often introduced into buildings via
    cardboard cartons of books and papers from an infested location.
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    Silverfish eat proteins such as
    dried beef and dead or injured of their kind.
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    The gray silverfish can be found in ... _ avenues for widespread infestation.
    heat ducts and ventilators
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    They survive well in both _ Conditions
    dry and moist
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    If the infestation is localized on the _, one can assume that it is recent and was either brought in via infested items or represents a recent invasion from the outside.
    Inside
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    controlling or eliminating moisture by
    repairing leaking pipes, sealing up easily accessible cracks and crevices, removal of potential food sources, etc.
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    Dusts, especially inorganics, are particularly effective in
    wall voids, attics, crawl spaces, bathroom and kitchen fixture voids, subflooring voids, etc.
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    If the infestation is widespread, then attention should be directed to the .
    Outside
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Field Guide silverfish
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Field Guide silverfish
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