6727. The insect picture is taken with a cell phone through a pocket microscope. The other picture occurred as my child was sitting quietly watching TV and then yelped. Swollen, red. Gone in about 2 hours. But it hurt. I’ve been seeing white flecks for a month, and I’ve been very itchy. I’ve noted […]
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6726. I found around 20-30 of this tiny mite in the walls. in my bathroom. They jump, have 8 legs, 2 long antennas, and 2 black eyes. I also have an indoor cat, but I don’t think there’s a connection. Zagreb, Dankovecka. Croatia Number 6726. These are booklice (Psocodea: Liposcelidae). These are nuisance pests […]
6725. The insect found in the rice field fogera, Ethiopia, the larva feed on the leaf of rice. I grow up the larva in the isolated and transparent cage, minimum of 10 days after it put in the cage it makes a cocoon-like structure then the pupa has appeared and then the adult was […]
6724. Found in home, fly onto counter, or table, only active at night! Has clear wings and an amber color body segment, white strip behind amber segment, six legs two antennae, approximately 1cm long, shiny black colouring, head is smallest part, crawls very quickly? Sask. Carrot River. Canada Number 6724. This is a rove […]
6723. Found two of these bugs mid-November in bedroom closet. Very small, about 2-3mm. Reddish-brown in colour. Worried it is a bed bug. Toronto, ON. Canada Number 6723. Thus is a spider beetle (Coleoptera: Anobiidae; subfamily Ptininae). These feed on a wide variety or organic materials and sometimes can become pantry pests. Click here […]
6722. Found this in my bed…. then i found little baby spiders that are like a millimetre and at first they looked like ticks… but don’t know if these babies it belongs to this spider. Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 6722. This is a grass spider in the family Agelenidae, most likely in the genus […]
6721. They are approx. 3-5 mm in size. Have seen a couple that were around 15 mm long. Found in my kitchen and occasionally in the bathroom. Toronto, ON. Canada Number 6721. This is a young nymph of a cockroach, most likely a German cockroach Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to […]
6720. What kind of bug is this. Sherwood park, Alberta. Canada Number 6720. This is a camel cricket (Orthoptera: Rhaphidophoridae). Also known as cave crickets or sprickets (because of a fancied resemblance to a cross between a spider and a cricket), these relatives of grasshoppers and crickets usually are found in dark, quiet places […]
6719. Found in my carpeted stairs and then another in my kitchen in the floor. What can it be??? Mom’s rental property is struggling with a roach infestation (damn renters) so is this a larvae she accidentally brought over on her shoes? Also got a package from Korea? Can it from that?? It is […]
6718. Please zoom in and see what these are. They are multiplying on my walkway and huddle together. Is this some time of snake? St. Johns, NL. Canada Number 6718. These are millipedes (class Diplopoda). The vast majority of these are harmless scavengers on decomposing organic matter, but a few species, such as the […]
6717. HI there. Found around 5 of these little bugs over the past few days. They are found downstairs around our washing machine area and bottom of stairs. Can someone please tell me what type of bug this and how concerned we should be and what we can do to get rid of them. […]
6716. Strong flier, large but skinny (but not weak like a daddy long legs spider) legs, a v on its mostly black body that was brown below it. Seen around 10 PM at night with no windows open. It dropped another bug (a small cockroach) while it was flying around the lamp. Slow and […]
6715. I found it outside, already dead. I had the house spider sprayed. Curious to know what kind it is. Thanks! Hagersville, Ontario. Canada Number 6715. This is a wolf spider (family Lycosidae) These are active hunters that do not spin a capture web and sometimes accidentally get indoors while searching for prey. They […]
6714. I found this on our bedroom hardwood floor. I thought it was a jewelry bead, or a chocolate covered raisin (about the size of a Glosette chocolate covered raisin). I only found the one. Please let me know if it is something I need to search for more, or if this is an […]
6713. Hello, In the past year, my SO was waking up to these bites on the hands that were quite swollen and we had no idea what the perpetrator was. Yesterday, she woke up to more bites on the neck area and managed to catch the thing and squashed and killed it. According to […]
6712. Victoria, British Columbia Canada Number 6712. This is a cobweb/comb-footed spider (family Theridiidae) in the genus Steatoda. Some species in this genus are known as false widow spiders, and can have a very painful (but not dangerous) bite. Click here for more detailed information.
6711. I found this insect, very small and very many of them, at the front ledge of my storage unit in Lindsay. They move very fast and are very tiny. Any help identifying this critter would be greatly appreciated. Thank you so much, Stacey. Port Hope, ON. Canada Number 6711. This is a springtail, […]
6710. Found on the side of my bed in late October… very small about 5mm. Previously found one on my bed in July. Hoping this is a coincidence and not a bed bug (does not look like other bed bug pictures but I am still concerned). Please help! Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 6710. This […]
6709. Found indoors only a couple of times, isolated, 3-4 specimens on bedroom floor, one on bathroom floor. First time observed in September, the last time today (Oct 25). Belgrade. Serbia Number 6709. These are larvae of a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Anthrenus. These can be very damaging to organic fabrics […]
6708. Found on kitchen counter on the evening of 10/23. Central Alabama. Outside air temp about 69F. Pelham, Alabama. United States Number 6708. This is a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Although it resembles the milkweed stem weevil, Rhyssomatus lineaticollis.(Click here for more detailed information). I am by no means confident that yours is that exact species.
6707. Princeton, TX. United States Number 6707. This is an orb weaving spider (family Araneidae), but I cannot provide a more specific identification from your image. All orb weavers are harmless to humans. Click here for an example.
6706. Good morning, could you identified this insect, is this Halyomorpha halys? VOLOS, Pilio Greece Number 6706. That certainly appears to be a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Click here for more detailed information.
6705. Richmond Hill, Ontario. Canada Number 6705. This looks like a broad-faced sac spider, Trachelas tranquillus; it is reported to have a painful bite. Click here for more detailed information.
6704. My girlfriend was at the kitchen sink, where there is a light directly above her when she felt this little bugger drop on her arm. Looks like a tiny centipede with a small darkness on its hind end. Amherst, Nova Scotia. Canada Number 6704. Not a centipede, but a harmless millipede (class Diplopoda); […]
6703. Condo apartment. October, 2019. Richmond Hill, Ontario. Canada Number 6703. The image is not clear enough for a positive identification. The only insects of that size and general overall appearance that would be of any concern are the saw-toothed and merchant grain beetles in the genus Oryzaephilus (Coleoptera: Silvanidae). Click here for a […]
6702. Found on top of dresser in bedroom. It flew a short distance. Early fall. London Ontario, Canada Number 6702. This is a western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Coreidae), a common and widespread nuisance pest. Click here for more detailed information.
6701. I live in Delta, BC and find these pests mainly in my bathroom. Occasionally, I find them in my kitchen and laundry room. They vary in size from about 1/4 inch to 1 inch. They are dark in color and move very fast. They have 8 legs, 3 feelers in front and 2 […]
WASP NEST IN ROOF. Sorry long message A few months ago end of July early August I noticed wasps getting into a space under my roof I told my landlord thinking he’d get a professional to see to it but nope he only plugged it up him self before making sure their was no nest […]
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6693. So these are pics of 2 different guys who were found in my sink and bathtub, but I’m pretty sure they’re the same bug. They were going in may and june, in toronto. Yesterday I found another one who looks similar on my living room floor, in the middle of the day. I […]
6700. I pulled this off of my leg. Loretto, Ontario. Canada Number 6700. This is an engorged female tick; as its overall appearance is consistent with one in the genus Ixodes that includes the deer tick, you should keep alert for any signs/symptoms of Lyme disease. Click here for detailed information on Lyme disease […]
6699. Hello. I am interested to know what this species is so we know how to address them from entering our facility. Any help would be greatly appreciated. We have contacted local pest control but we are not confident they have identified it correctly and looking for a second opinion. The deem this to […]