Common Silverfish Lepisma saccharina    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Zygentoma   >   Family Lepismatidae   >   Genus Lepisma   

Status:

Cosmopolitan. Found year-round indoors, especially in dark, damp locations like basements and bathrooms. Only member of its genus in North America.

There are 10 records in the project database.

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A Common Silverfish in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/17/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Montgomery Co., Maryland (1/27/2019). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Calvert Co., Maryland (1/30/2019). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/18/2013). Photo by Philip Brody. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Howard Co., Maryland (7/1/2015). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Harford Co., Maryland (10/5/2014). Photo by Joshua Jones. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (7/20/2015). Photo by Jane Kostenko. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/22/2015). Photo by George Harley. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/18/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Common Silverfish in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/18/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)


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