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Synonyms for silverfish

silver-grey wingless insect found in houses feeding on book bindings and starched clothing

a silvery variety of Carassius auratus

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In August, pest controllers were called a number of times to deal with invasions of silverfish.
Despite the health concerns that prompted European countries to ban naphthalene balls, these cheap repellents against moths and silverfish bugs are still widely available in the local market," Thony Dizon, coordinator of the Ecowaste Coalition's Project Protect, said in a press statement.
The roaches, the flies, the mosquitoes, silverfish, fleas and wasps, bed bugs, ants, they arrived on time and the meeting was called to order.
The damp in her two-bedroom home has also attracted silverfish insects, which Miss Borg said frequently crawl "all over the walls and all over the baby's pram".
We do our best to rid our homes of mice, silverfish, cockroaches, bed mites and greenfly on the petunias.
This is a novel that takes its time and pays attention to small things, such as silverfish, centipedes, grasshoppers, and mosquitoes, not to mention earwigs, bedbugs, and slugs.
If you plan to store your favourite coats and woolly jumpers for next year, add a cotton wool ball with a few drops of lavender, rosemary, camphor or cedar wood to ward off moths and silverfish.
Our apartment building and a some units are infested with silverfish.
Symex's Pental Consumer Products Division is Australia's largest manufacturer of soap, supplying brands such as CountryLife, Natural Selections, Sunlight, Velvet, Knights Castile and Lux Flakes, together with Softly premium wool wash, Huggie fabric softener, Country Homestead wool mix, Sureguard moth and silverfish repellent, Hi Speed iron cleaner and Close Up and Aim toothpastes.
He recently published his 10th book of poems, "Light From a Bullet Hole: Poems New and Selected," put out by Silverfish Review Press.
A thought that deserts us to follow a silverfish slipping beneath a pile of linen or a cockroach as it figures out a maze?
The club has 200 pegs on the Birmingham-Mainline Canal, 57 pegs on the Tame Valley Canal and 118 pegs on the Walsall Canal, which are all noted for excellent year-round silverfish sport.
Never mind, if the glimpse of some of Park's clientele are anything to go by, it's going to take a lot more than a bit of mildew on the net curtains and silverfish in the shower to take the edge off their early morning beer buzz.
As a result, the prevalence of species that depend on sea ice, such as Adelie penguins, Antarctic silverfish and krill, has decreased in the Peninsula's northern region, and new species that typically avoid ice, such as Gentoo and Chinstrap penguins, and lanternfish are moving into the habitat.