Able to cling to the underside of stones, Rock Bristletails escape notice by living under cover and outside.
A Rock Bristletail is often found under rocks and stones. Like other Bristletails, it has three tails, long antennae, and a shrimp-like body. It resembles a Silverfish, but is not as flat and less likely to be found indoors. It is covered in small scales that shed easily, making it difficult for a predator to grab and hold onto it. A Bristletail molts throughout its life and prefers habitats that are moist and cool.
Scientific Name: Various spp.
Size (Adult; Length): 10mm to 11mm (0.39in to 0.43in)
Colors: brown; gray
Descriptors: three tails; trio; long body; long antennae
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