I found a tiny, white animal in my mouth on the morning of June 28, 2015, in Toronto, Ontario. Luckily I don't seem to have hurt it. I was eating some sunflower and pumpkin seeds at the time. I believe that's how it got there.

The pictures include a toothpick and a Canadian cent to give an idea of its size.

I also took a video of it crawling around. I will post it if the pictures are not sufficient for identification.

Unidentified animal.

Unidentified animal.

  • $\begingroup$ Did you see any dots on it? $\endgroup$ – Ilan Jun 28 '15 at 19:08
  • $\begingroup$ @Ilan I don't see any dots on it. It looks very much like the picture you posted. I still have it. I might try to keep it until it molts. $\endgroup$ – Calculemus Jun 28 '15 at 19:43
  • $\begingroup$ Oh, is it still alive? So keep it, it would be nice to see the actual moth! $\endgroup$ – Ilan Jun 28 '15 at 19:44

This animal is moth larva. The images presented are blurry, but if there are no any dots on the larva my first suggestion is:

pantry/Indian meal moth larvae -

"They are a common grain-feeding pest found around the world, feeding on cereals and similar products."

(picture source)

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