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silverfish

(sĭl′vĕr-fĭsh″)
An insect, Ctenolepisma longicaudata, whose scales are often found in house dust, are antigenic, and may be a cause of childhood and adult perennial allergies and asthma. This house pest may be controlled with the use of insecticides.
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a) Based on maternal report of chemical treatment of the home for termites, fleas, ants, cockroaches, silverfish, or "other" pests by a professional, the mother, or someone else.
Studies indicate that the aromatic properties of cedar wood, especially the aromatic Eastern red cedar, protect clothes from pests such as moths, cockroaches, silverfish and carpet beetles.
Your home can also be invaded by woodlice, woodworm, silverfish, earwings and cockroaches.
The tropical Hawaiian climate is very hard on books, and various bugs such as cockroaches, termites, silverfish, and bookworms had done their damage.
This practice, referred to as mushiboshi, is effective in controlling the effects of mildew and of silverfish and other hungry insects (mushi), but it has also served other purposes as well, as Levine points out.
Silverfish are attracted to cereals and flour as well as to the glue and starch that can be found in clothes, wallpaper, cardboard boxes, and bound books.
Projected into the crease of a split screen that obliterates Jackson's head and torso, the two-channel video makes the freaky pop star only slightly creepier than usual, his sequined arms and legs scuttling along Pfeiffer's meticulously engineered vanishing point like a plump silverfish pinned in the gallery corner by beams of light.
The books had been subjected to the ravages of mildew, cockroaches, silverfish, and the tropical climate.
Boron dust or bait formulations are used against a variety of pests, such as cockroaches, ants, fleas, and silverfish, providing long-term control due to its low volatility (Mallis 1997).
Despite some delightful anecdotes of spectacular failure and amusing tales of prankster pollsters getting people to say they'd fight Canada over America's silverfish supply, for the most part the modern version does passing well.
There was talk about the comparative merits of CD-ROMs for data storage, of the perils of silverfish, of the right way to fumigate storage areas.