Firebrat

6746.      Have killed many of these during the past year, they walk around near my bathroom (mostly in my bathroom) that has a shower corner leak and mold on a wooden border of the floor behind the toilet. Dollard-des-Ormeaux, QC. Canada

 

Number 6746.  This looks like a firebrat (Thermobia domestica; Zygentoma: Lepismatidae) or a close relative. These basically are nuisance pests that seldom cause any real damage. Click here for more detailed information.