Do silverfish bite humans?
Silverfish has a creepy appearance which resembles the venomous centipedes. They are considered the most cursed insects after Cockroaches. Silverfish has alternative names as well which include Paramites, Fish moths, Lepisma saccharina and carpet sharks. Silverfish is a type of wingless insect; they are carrot-shaped with small bodies covered with gray scales and silver overall color. They have a fast, fish-like movement and possess tail with three pongs. They have antennas in a tone which protrude out. Silverfish is considered as cosmopolitan insect found on all the continents except Antarctica.
Silverfish are neither the carrier of diseases nor do they bite humans. Silverfish when disturbed flies towards safety areas. They can cover short distances quickly. It has an ability to hide within crevices or cracks which are inaccessible by humans. They escape at night time and disappear at day time. They create their nests near the food resources.