Latin: Thermobia domestica. The adult is almost 2 cm long. It is gray with dark spots. The firebrat requires more heat than silverfish to thrive. At temperatures below 25 ° C it cannot survive nor reproduce. At 27 ° C the eggs hatch in 44 days and the full development to maturity takes almost a […]
( Latin: Thermobia domestica) As its popular and scientific names suggest, this is an insect that likes warmth. In fact it thrives best at a temperature around 37° C, and is therefore frequently found in bakeries and restaurant kitchens. Unlike the common silverfish it can survive under very dry conditions.