The woodlouse is a crustacean closely related to crabs and lobsters. There are over 3,500 known species of woodlice found around the globe. These critters like moist and dark habitats, typically under rocks and fallen trees. You can easily find them in jungles, forests, and shorelines
You’ve seen them crawling up your wall, cozying up in that stack of old newspapers or cardboard boxes, and maybe in your bathroom. It is the silverfish. Ancestors of these nuisance insects are among the most primitive known to man. They evolved around the mid-Devonian period
The peacock mantis shrimp, aka “thumb-splitter”, is a small, aggressive marine crustacean that lives in tropical and subtropical waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans from Hawaii to Eastern Africa. They are part of the same family as lobsters, crabs, shrimp, crayfish, and
With 15 pairs of long, spindly, fast moving legs, the house centipede is enough to send shivers down the spines of anyone who fears bugs and other general creepy crawlies. These centipedes are not all that bad though and actually help to get rid of other pests in the home.
The Arizona bark scorpion can be found from southern California, throughout southern Arizona, into the western parts of New Mexico, the southern parts of Utah, and in Mexico (notably in Baja California, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Sonora Mexico). In the wild, they prefer to hide in
A bed bug is a tiny oval-shaped parasite that feeds on, preferably, human blood. However, they will also feed on pets too. These pests love to snuggle up to you in your bed, your carpet, and your couches. Once nightfall arrives, they come out in full force, looking for
Sierra luminous millipedes reside in live oak and giant sequoia forests, and also in meadows. They can be found in Santa Monica, Tehachapi, and southern Sierra Nevada Mountains. As the title presents, these millipedes use bioluminescence as a possible defense/warning