Silverfish of Maine
(Kingdom Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, Class Hexapoda, Order Zygentoma)

a project of
V. F. Thomas Co. - P. O. Box 111 - Shawmut, Maine  04975

(updated 26 July 2020)

Welcome. Below is a working checklist of Maine’s silverfish.

How to contribute to this checklist: Please e-mail corrections and updates to or send them to the address at the top of this page. A goal is to expand this page to include images and information about each species.

A little work by each of us will save a lot of work for all of us.

Family Genus Specific Epithet authority common name Source (full citation given after this table)
Lepismatidae Thermobia domestica (Packard) ? Procter (1946, p. 36.)

   Procter, William. 1946. Biological Survey of the Mount Desert Region, Part VII. Philadelphia: Wistar Institute.