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Photo#2137905
Is this Silverfish?

Is this Silverfish?
Quincy, CA, California, USA
July 2, 2022
Size: Very, very tiny
Found a lot of these, very tiny, easily smushed with finger, crawling on the paper towel on counter, and some from kitchen sink. This is an enlarged photo, they are super tiny. Thy look like black smudges on paper when smushed with a finger. Is it a silverfish?

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Is this Silverfish? Is this Silverfish? Is this Silverfish?

You're welcome :)
Moved from ID Request.

These images aren't needed for the Guide, but they will be visible here for at least 30 days before being removed by the system.

Springtail
You can read about them here. Be sure to scroll down to the Remarks section for advice on dealing with springtails in the home.

 
Thank you for the Springtail comment!
Super helpful. Thanks so much!

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