Could Glowing Larva be Wireworm???

Subject: Glow worm? Location: Rimrock, AZ April 25, 2017 8:27 pm Found this on the floor of my apartment tonight. What is it? Signature: Laura Dear Laura, This does not look like a typical Glowworm to us.  Glowworms or Railroad Worms are the larvae of beetles in the family Phengodidae.  This doesn’t look like a … Read more

Likely Beetle Larva from the Philippines

Subject: Creepy centipede-like insect Location: Cavite, Philippines May 24, 2015 1:13 am Hi! My brother found this odd looking centipede in our house. Definitely, this is not a centipede because it only got 6 legs. I tried doing some research but can’t find any match. We’ll really appreciate it if you can help us identify … Read more

Advice on Raising Meal Worms requested

Mealworm confusion, looking for expert Website: December 18, 2011 7:44 pm I know you’re terrifically busy in all senses of the word ‘terrific’, but I was hoping you might ask your entomologist backup crew to get in touch. I’m starting out with mealworms and have some rather odd things going on in the colonies.  … Read more


Do you know what kind of bug this is? Location: Charlotte, NC October 9, 2011 11:10 pm Hi there, This bug was outside my door yesterday. I live in Charlotte, NC. Any idea what it is? Thanks, Charlotte Signature: Charlotte, NC Hi Charlotte, Had you turned off the lights, you might have been treated to … Read more