A fast-moving brownish bristletail (wingless insect) that frequents warm places indoors.
- Thermobia domestica, family Lepismatidae, order Thysanura.
- The firebrat prefers temperatures over 90 degrees F.
- Silverfish and firebrats are active at night and hide during the day.
- Silverfish and firebrats are common household pests.
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