Silverfish and firebrats
Silverfish and firebrats are the important house-dwelling bristletails in North America. All bristletails are carrot-shaped, somewhat flattened, and covered with grayish scales. They have long, slender antennae and three slender appendages at the rear of the body. They are wingless and do not fly. However, they move quickly, often stopping for short intervals and then rapidly moving on.
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