Silverfish pest removal photo in Las Vegas, Nevada.

SILVERFISH

Physical Characteristics of Silverfish in Las Vegas

  • Body is scaly and soft
  • Brownish to silver in hue, measuring up to ¾” in length
  • Long and round at top, tapering at the bottom of the body with 3 protruding tails
  • A pair of antennae appear on the Silverfish’s head

 

Silverfish Las Vegas Behavior

  • Exhibit extreme fear of light, making them difficult to be detected by humans

 

Las Vegas Food Sources

  • Starches and dextrin – Sources include fabrics, hair, carpet, paints and adhesives, etc.

 

Silverfish Life Cycle

  • Females lay up to 60 eggs at a time
  • Silverfish can live up to 10 years

 

Related Silverfish Information and Warnings

  • Although the Silverfish is harmless to humans, its droppings can contaminate food
  • Silverfish can be destructive to fabrics, papers and adhesives

 

Are you noticing Silverfish around your Las Vegas property? Call Fischer’s Pest Control today at (702) 348-9278 for a free quote.