Entomology (Study of Bugs)/what is this?

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I found this in my son's clothes don't know if I should be worried

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Danielle,

This is a house centipede (see http://www.livingwithbugs.com/centipede.html for more images). They are harmless but often startle people. They usually occur in damp, undisturbed parts of the house such as basements. No treatment is needed.

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Jack DeAngelis

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I can answer questions in any area of entomology (study of insects, spiders, mites, ticks, and other terrestrial arthropods). Contact me about home and garden insects, insects that bite and sting, and insects that damage homes such as carpenter ants and termites.

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20 years as university extension entomologist, now retired; currently publish a website about home and garden insects.

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see www.livingwithbugs.com/resume.html

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Ph.D. in Entomology

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