Silverfish have a bursiform body covered with silvery scales.
They are nocturnal and prefer dark, damp and away. They can be transported from one place to another in cardboard boxes, books, and paper, and then land in your home. Its food consists of amidated substances such as paper, glue, and textiles, but the crumbs of bread and biscuits are the source of their arrival.
Silverfish damage books and all paper types.
Signs of their presence are trademarks and holes directly into the paper, as well as small traces of feces and dark yellowish spots. These parasites live nightly throughout the year in humid and hot as basements, lingeries or around water pipes.