The silverfish and firebrats, moderate-sized to small insects with three taillike appendages at the end of the abdomen. Similar to the Microcoryphia (Archaeognatha), the jumping bristletails.
Digital Microscopy at Mount Allison University
Scanning electron micrographs of a silverfish.
Gordon Ramel's Thysanura Page
Introduction to the biology, classification, and ecology of silverfish, the Thysanura.
Lepisma saccharina: Silverfish
Photograph of a silverfish, with information on its habitat, life cycle and description.
Silverfish and Firebrats
Notes from Iowa State.
Silverfish and Firebrats
Photographs, description, life history and habits.
Silverfish, Firebrat
Basic information from Texas A&M University.
Silverfish: Lepisma saccharina
Photograph and information on the natural history of this species.
Thysanura
Introduction and images from Discover Life.
Thysanura
Introduction to silverfish and firebrats from John R. Meyer's Entomology class.
Thysanura (Silverfish and Firebrats)
Image, very brief introduction, and references.
Thysanura (Silverfish, Fishmoths)
Introduction from the South African Museum.
Thysanura: Bristletails, Silverfish and Firebrats
Resources and links to other sites on these insects.
Thysanura: Silverfish
The characteristics of these wingless insects, their life cycle, feeding and habitat, with illustrations.
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