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ID please

Observed: 1st October 2012 By: FoxgloveFoxglove’s reputation in InvertebratesFoxglove’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

It has 3 pairs of legs. Can anyone ID it for me please?

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GrizzledBadger's picture

Destructive to most if not

Destructive to most if not all natural fibers, they'll make a right mess of your woollies.

Brock

Foxglove's picture

Thanks all, I had a funny

Thanks all, I had a funny feeling it might be something I wouldn't want in the house... that's the trouble with moving into a house previously occupied by 5 cat's and their owner I guess.... carpets were pretty grim when moved in... now replaced thankfully, but hope this is the only one of these around.

GrizzledBadger's picture

Highly unlikely that its the

Highly unlikely that its the only one. Generally I find them on internal walls or their cast skins, skirting-boards & floor-boards provide plenty of nooks & crannies for them to hide in. They also occupy bird-nests.

Brock

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Will keep my eyes peeled for

Will keep my eyes peeled for more then I guess.