Common House Spiders

The common house spider is gray to brown with several dark stripes on its rounded abdomen. Its body is about 1/3 inch long. House spiders construct irregular-shaped webs in secluded, …

Boxelder Bugs

Adult boxelder bugs are 1/2 inch long and dark brown to black with distinctive red markings on their backs. Nymphs look similar to the adults, but lack of wings. Boxelder …

Silverfish and Firebrats

Silverfish and firebrats are flat, elongated insects, 1/2 – 3/4 inch long. Silverfish are silvery gray, while firebrats are gray with dark markings. Both have long antennae and three long …

Centipede

Centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment. The house centipede is brown and has long, spindly, legs, and it can grow to a length of 1 1/2 inches. …

Crickets

The house cricket and field cricket are two of the most common crickets found indoors. House crickets are about 3/4 inch long and light yellowish-brown with three dark brown bands …