6778. Found in kitchen running across counter-top late morning with all lights on. Initially thought it to be a cockroach, but not too sure now. Found March 18, 2020, colder outside but sunny. I live in a basement suite, and often keep the below-grade window open for fresh air. Surrey, BC. Canada Number 6778. This […]
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6777. I have a 6 legged dark grey bug in my house. They are about a half inch long, with 2 antennas. I have caught them all over the house, except for the basement. I have checked my pasta, flour, oatmeal, plants. I don’t know where they are coming from. I have caught 12 of […]
6776. What type of bug is that ?? Mistissini, Quebec. Canada Number 6776. This looks like a darkling beetle (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) in the genus Tenebrio. Click here for an example.
6775. This crawled over my sofa tonight and I’ve found two of these guys dead in my place before. What are they? They look to have two little tails at their back ends and man do they move fast! Vancouver, BC. Canada Number 6775. This is a nymph of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: […]
6774. This bug is only a little over 1/4 inch long. It is black with black legs & a red band around its abdomen. I found several of them crawling around in my office. I’ve seen them flying too, but they are more often found crawling on the floor. They look similar to pictures I’ve […]
6773. Calgary, AB. Canada Number 6773. This is a sowbug, a terrestrial crustacean in the order Isopoda; the vast majority of these are harmless scavengers on decomposing organic matter. They breathe through gills that must be kept moist, so keeping your environs as dry as possible will discourage them from staying.
6772. Just want to know what it is.. we’ve seen a lot of them. Newcastle, California. United States Number 6772. This is a huntsman spider (family Sparassidae). Also known as giant crab spiders, they are not dangerous to humans and are reportedly good at cockroach control.
6771. This is in the house. What is it? How can be controlled? Any danger for human? Thanks. Edmonton, Alberta. Canada Number 6771. This is a sowbug, a terrestrial crustacean in the order Isopoda; the vast majority of these are harmless scavengers on decomposing organic matter. They breathe through gills that must be kept moist, […]
6770. Its dead, they spread very quickly. tiny and fast but very very annoying. Calgary, AB. Canada Number 6770. This is a fungus gnat. They typically breed in very damp/wet soil having a high organic matter content. Indoors, the best control is to let the soil of potted plants dry out as much as practical […]
6769. Can you please tell me if this is Bed Bug or something else? Thank you. Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 6769. This is a nymph of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control. Click here elsewhere on these pages for some control recommendations.
6768. Lundar, Manitoba. Canada Number 6768. This looks like a picture-wing fly (Diptera: Ulidiidae) in the genus Ceroxys. These basically are nuisance pests that do no real harm.
6767. I found this in my house. It is currently February 23rd in London Ontario. It’s 8°C today. I have found one in previous month’s in a window of my house. Number 6767. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has become a pest, […]
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Mouse – I’ve recently had a mouse problem in my home — I’ve clogged any hole I can find with steel wool, and my landlord planted blocks of turquoise poison. In the first two days, the mice ate two whole blocks, then on the third day, part of a third. This was last Wed-Fri. We are […]
6766. Can you please help? We just moved into an older Mobile Home. I have found about 12 of these. They are as long as .. From the top of your thumb to the first knuckle. Found at random times through out the day and evening. Bathroom, bedroom and living room. None found in […]
6765. This insect has been found in my house… doesn’t fly, non aggressive when picked up to put outside … a response would be greatly appreciated ….. London, Ontario. Canada Number 6765. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has become a pest, primarily […]
6764. Caught on fly paper in house in winter. Cooks Creek, Manitoba. Canada Number 6764. This is an assassin bug known as a masked hunter (Reduvius personatus; Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae), a cosmopolitan species often found indoors and reputed to have a very painful ‘bite’- Click here for more detailed information.
6763. Hi, I was bitten by an insect that I attached the pictures on this form. I was feeling a significant pain, that’s why I’d like to know what kind of insect is that and if I would need to take care about it. Thanks in advance. Gaston. Montreal, Qc. Canada Number 6763. This […]
6762. This seemed to happened after I ad several cracks in my foundation repaired last summer. My plants are located inside a finished basement directly beside where one crack was repaired. I have had these on my plants now ever since. This is my third crop that has been attacked. I’ve been using insecticidal […]
6761. Have lived in this older home over 30yrs and have not seen these bugs before. A few of these were flying around in my basement workshop this past week. There has been road reconstruction the past year. Lines on ruler are mm’s. Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 6761. This is a male winged […]
6760. 3 mm long. Noticed usually dead ones, on kitchen counter, bathroom floor and on rugs, but no specific location. Seen fewer than 10 at a time (i.e. not infestation). We live in a 20 year old high rise. Vancouver, BC. Canada Number 6760. This looks like a cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: […]
6759. Keep finding these in my home, they sort of look like ticks and we are getting worried. AMHERST, Nova Scotia. Canada Number 6759. This is a spider beetle (Coleoptera: Anobiidae; subfamily Ptininae) in the genus Mezium. Spider beetles such as these can be pantry pests, infesting a very wide variety of dry stored food products […]
6758. Found inside on carpet. January 31. Is this a Tuxedo bug or ? Thanks! Surrey, BC. Canada Number 6758. This is a long-horned wood-boring beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae); it likes like something in the genus Neoclytus – Click here for an example.
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Clothing Moths – My house is infested with clothing moths. The golden ones who lay white eggs. Not casing . I m allergic to them and have a chronic immune illness. T m looking for the most effective, quickest treatment . The companies i ve called r giving me conflicting info and r not open […]
6757. I have lived in this apartment complex for over two years and have never seen any bugs to be concerned about, except for the attached pictures. This was taken in Toronto, Canada, January 18, 2020. Temperatures have been minus -15 Celcius in the past couple of days. About my environment: – 12th floor (if […]
6756. 10. Date: 19 Jan 2020 , temperature 20-22 celcius. Naimed, Bijapur Chhattisgarh, India Number 6756. This looks like a caterpillar of a day-flying moth in the family Zygaenidae; Click here for an example. Some species can be pestiferous defoliators.
6755. No idea what this insect is. Can you help? Approx. 6 mm (head to tail). Distinctive back marking. Found near kitchen sink. Ottawa, Ontario. Canada Number 6755. This is a young nymph of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control. Click here for some control recommendations.
6754. Sioux Lookout, Ontario. Canada Number 6754. This is a nymph of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control. Click here for some control recommendations.