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I left some printing paper on the feeder of the inkjet for a couple of months without printing, and then noticed that there were light yellowish little worms or larvae that moves about on the printer paper... it only happens after i leave the paper in the feeder for at least a few days -- any explanation/experience what they might be? I tried looking around and inside my printer to the best of my ability and don't see any growing mass of worms... could it be from the ink cartridge? I don't have any other infestation of any sort in my room, so this appears to be localized to the printer.

any help and suggestions would be welcomed.
 

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Do you see any evidence of mud?
Do these larvea have legs?
Has the paper been getting eaten
Its a long shot but it may be termites coming up in your house....of coarse this only applies to certain regions.
What region are you in?
Is it possible to send a picture of the bug
 

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Do you see any evidence of mud?
Do these larvea have legs?
Has the paper been getting eaten
Its a long shot but it may be termites coming up in your house....of coarse this only applies to certain regions.
What region are you in?
Is it possible to send a picture of the bug
There are no evidence of mud, though the printer is near the window so it probably has accumulated dust. The larvae are so small I couldn't tell if they have legs with naked eyes, but they were certainly moving about on the paper -- paper's never gotten obviously eaten, though i would not be surprised that they are eating away the paper in such small amount that I can't tell.

I'm in the New England area. Will try to take a picture next time I see them (currently doing an experiment with leaving paper in the feeder of the printer without ink cartridge while leaving some paper with ink cartridge sealed in a ziplog bag to see where are the source of the larvae).

Thanks for all the help!
 
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