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Old 12-12-2012, 07:57 AM
 
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Anybody know what these little black wormy things are that come slithering out after it rains a lot? They almost look leech like
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Old 12-12-2012, 03:49 PM
 
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Anybody know what these little black wormy things are that come slithering out after it rains a lot? They almost look leech like
Are you talking about the ones that kind of look like a giant Rolly Polly?

florida ivory millipede? - Chicobolus spinigerus - BugGuide.Net

If so it's a Florida Ivory Millipede. They are harmless, but if you have one they tend to be everywhere, usually you will find a bunch of them dead in the pool after it rains if you have a big population of them. They eat plant matter.
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Old 12-12-2012, 04:59 PM
 
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No, they are pretty much flat, dark black and slimy looking.
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Old 12-12-2012, 05:47 PM
 
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Beats me.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:27 AM
 
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Slugs, night worms or Snails without shells. Old fashioned remedy. Beer in a saucer. The slither in and die. For a clearer management, Deadline Snailbait. Sprinkle in your plant beds weekly. Water breaks the bait down and makes it less efficacious. This is the main reason lawn guys do it or homeowners do it, bi-monthly or monthly doesn't do it.

Also please keep in mind the weather we are having right now is playing hell with plants and lawns. As they say Fungus is Among Us.
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Old 12-13-2012, 04:29 AM
 
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Slugs, night worms or Snails without shells. Old fashioned remedy. Beer in a saucer. The slither in and die. For a clearer management, Deadline Snailbait. Sprinkle in your plant beds weekly. Water breaks the bait down and makes it less efficacious. This is the main reason lawn guys do it or homeowners do it, bi-monthly or monthly doesn't do it.

Also please keep in mind the weather we are having right now is playing hell with plants and lawns. As they say Fungus is Among Us.

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Old 12-14-2012, 07:39 PM
 
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Anybody know what these little black wormy things are that come slithering out after it rains a lot? They almost look leech like
Thread snakes?
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:23 PM
 
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They are Braminy blind snakes also called flower pot snakes. Teeny things usually 2-3" inches long usually, up to 6".

Totally harmless, they eat termites.
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:26 PM
 
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Default black soldier fly larva

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they are actually considered a beneficial bug
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Old 12-16-2012, 11:18 AM
 
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they are actually considered a beneficial bug
Not those they are way to big, the one's he's talking about are very small. almost looks like snail poop.
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