Firebrat

6733.      Hi. I’m from Iran. I saw the insect which I put its picture here last day in my apartment. It is possible to give some information about this insect and whether it is dangerous or not? Tehran, Karaj. Iran

 

Number 6733.  This is a firebrat, Thermobia domestica (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae) or a close relative. These basically are nuisance pests that seldom cause any real harm. Click here for additional information.