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  Silverfish

 

Thailand

A rather large Silverfish, spotted in Chiang Rai. In Thai, these nocturnal wingless insects are called malaeng sahm ngahm, literally ‘three-pronged insect’, referring to the three prongs at the end of its tapering abdomen, which consist of two long cerci, i.e. paired appendages, and one filament. See also List of Thai Insect Names.