6855. Just recently started to see these in our vestibule. Looks like a type of beetle. Crushed one and it is very hard. It was still alive after I squeeze it using my grabber. Eventually died when I sprayed it with 1Shot wasp spray. Scarborough, ON. Canada Number 6855. This is a […]
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6854. Just found one bug in my bathroom. I don’t know its type. Your help is appreciated. Waterloo, Ontario. Canada Number 6854. This appears to be a ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the subfamily Lebiinae, Click here for more detailed information. There also some beetles in the family Anthicidae (ant-like flower […]
6853. Small dark brown/black beetles are everywhere, in cupboards, linen, bed, bathroom… They smell bad when you touch them and have a small white worm larvae. The beetles are up to a 1/4″ big. I haven’t been able to get rid of them by cleaning with soap and water but it helps. […]
6852. Large infestation found in a crawl space of the building. Hundreds living in the dirt around a pool of sewage caused by a disconnected waste pipe from the unit above. Size of average spider is about 1 inch. Toronto, ON. Canada Number 6852. This is a hacklemesh/lace weaver (family Amaurobiidae); it […]
6851. Please get back to me soon! North York, On. Canada Number 6851. The image is not clear enough for a confident identification; it might be a nuisance pest species such as a foreign grain beetle, Ahasverus advena (Coleoptera: Silvanidae). Also known as new house beetles, they feed on the molds and […]
6850. Today was really hot outside, I had the AC on the whole day but this insect found a way in. I found It on the curtains of my room. Just wandering what it was. Montreal, Quebec. Canada Number 6850. This is a click beetle (Coleoptera: Elateridae). These often accidentally get indoors, […]
6849. It was VERY docile, there were two of them on a piece of fabric in my garage (used as a storage space). They didn’t move at all even when moving the fabric. Seemed almost asleep. Victoria, British Columbia. Canada Number 6849. This is a larva of a lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae); […]
6848. My husband found this guy today on his walk. He was much bigger but ge stepped on him. Langley, BC. Canada Number 6848. This is an elm sawfly, Cimbex Americana (Hymenoptera: Cimbicidae). Their larvae (which often are mistaken for caterpillars) primarily feed on leaves of elm and willow but may attack other […]
6847. What type of bug is this? Is it dangerous? Should I release it or kill it? EDMONTON, AB. Canada Number 6847. This is a ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae), it looks like a granulated carabid, Carabus granulatus; Click Here for an image and more information. Most ground beetles are general predators on other […]
6846. Found two of these worm-like guys on a kiwi tree May 25 in Gibsons, BC. At least 5 inches long and VERY skinny. The landscaper trimming the tree had never seen anything like it. Gibsons, BC. Canada Number 6846. My best guess is that these may be parasitic nematodes in the family […]
6845. I am going crazy. I feel like I have creepy crawlies all over. I need confirmation what these are…i have looked at so many pictures. I thought bed bug ot tick. Then came up with weervil. I have found 2 in the bed and 3 in the bathtub. I have been […]
6844. This centipede dropped out of a planter I picked up at the store. Wondering if it’s invasive to Canada? Winkler, MB. Canada Number 6844. This is a stone centipede (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha); it looks like Lithobius forficatus, an introduced species now widespread in North America, including Canada. They are harmless to humans. […]
6843. Abington, Pa. United States Number 6843. This is a European hornet, Vespa crabro (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). As a general rule, these are less aggressive and more tolerant of human presence than their smaller cousins, yellow jackets and bald-faced hornets. Click here for more detailed information.
6842. Dozens suddenly on my balcony and windows, with the first warm spring days. Helsinki, Finland. Number 6842. This looks like a birch catkin bug, Kleidocerys resedae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Lygaeidae), a species that occurs in Europe and North America. These basically are nuisance pests that do no real harm. Click here for […]
6841. I have been seeing this bugs for the last 3 weeks once a while. Maybe 10 of them. They are attracted to light since I can see them on windows or on a turned on tv. What kind of bug is it and does it harmful? The bug length is about […]
6840. 1st dealing with black carpet beetles, a woodlouse spider early may & now found this bug in my apt of building in city. Been thought all beetles & insects in Ont being orange & black but none matched. Was on my bathroom counter middle of may 2020. Cornwall, ON. Canada Number 6840. […]
6839. This very small bug was found on a cedar tree near a wooden deck on a rural, treed property in Eastern Manitoba on May 20, 2020. Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canada Number 6839. This appears to be a dwarf spider (family Linyphiidae; subfamily Erigoninae); Click here for an image. Nice find!
6838. Want to know if this could be a kissing bug, it’s small back it has you small antennas and almost like a mosquito type nose thing. It’s about or just over 1/2 inch long. Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canada Number 6838. This is an assassin bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae). True kissing bugs (subfamily Triatominae) do […]
6837. May 2020 found in backyard. Moncton, NB. Canada Number 6837. This is a giant water bug, Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Belostomatidae. Also known as toe-biters or electric light bugs, they are voracious predators on other aquatic life forms, including other insects, tadpoles, and minnows. They are strong fliers that can be found quite some […]
6836. Found on strawberry plants on balcony in Victoria. Alberta Gibbons. Canada Number 6836. These are aphids Hemiptera/Sternorrhyncha: Aphididae. Also known as plant lice, these all are sap feeders. Click here for more detailed information
6835. Photo taken May 16, 2020 in an urban area on the side window of truck. Saint John, New Brunswick. Canada Number 6835. This is a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the genus Calligrapha, Click here for an example.
6834. Found this guy near a door to our patio, and kitty litter (pine chips). I found another one approx two weeks ago in the same spot. Unable to figure out what it is. It looks closer to a beetle than a cockroach but has the colouring of a cockroach. Thanks for […]
6833. Nałęczów, Poland Number 6833. This is an aphid (‘plant louse’), Hemiptera/Sternorrhyncha: Aphididae. These all are sap feeders, and some species can vector viral diseases of plants. Click here for more detailed information
6832. Can you help me identify these bad boys? They appear to be worms that I found stuck between cedar shakes that had stacked and half-buried in dirt under our front porch for many years. The webbing surrounding them was so sticky that it was very hard to pull the shakes apart and […]
6831. What kind of bug is this? They have been found indoors. Ottawa, Ontario. Canada Number 6831. This is a wood-boring beetle in the family Bostrichidae; it looks like a member of the genus Ptilinus (death watch beetles and relative) – Click here for an example.
6830. This guy is just over an inch long. I have not seen him here before. He slept on my outside broom handle. I almost grabbed him! Wondering if he is normally here and I just didn’t notice before. Salmon Arm, British Columbia. Canada Number 6830. This is a bald-faced hornet, Dolichovespula […]
6829. Must enlarge to see the bug. Thousands have infested my back yard. Las Vegas, Nevada. United States Number 6829. This is a nymph of a bug in the family Lygaeidae, possibly a false chinch bug, Nysius raphanus. Click here for more detailed information, including some control recommendations.
6828. Looked at an apartment today filled with these bugs. Some this size, lots of small ones. The apartment is being fumigated, but because the apartment has been vacant, I am worried about the possibility of them returning. Kitchener, Ontario. Canada Number 6828. This looks like a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: […]
6827. Burnaby, BC. Canada Number 6827. This is a firebrat, Thermobia domestica (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae), or a close relative. These are peridomestic nuisance pests that seldom do any real harm. Click here for more detailed information.
6826. The beetle is about 1.5cm long, black except for a bright yellow head and a yellow horizontal stripe across its hind area. Looking at these and 6 other pictures, none much better (!) it appears furry and has furry legs, more like a spider than any beetle I know about. which is […]
SKUNK RELOCATION: Hi, I have a skunk(s) under my cabano in the back yard.I tried spraying the back yard with Chili peppers and cayenne powder, but it does not seem to get rid of the skunks. Please let me know if the skunk(s) could be trapped and released to wildlife. Thank you. MONTRÉAL. We are […]
TALSTAR – Is Talstar legal in Canada? Bifenthrin, the active ingredient in Talstar is not registered in Canada – Click here “Can this product [Talstar] be shipped to Canada? DoMyOwn Click here “Unfortunately, we do not ship to Canada at this time. Many of our Canadian customers will have a product shipped to someone […]
6825. I’ve seen a few of these over the past little while (from about mid-winter), in various places in my home in north Toronto. (This one is dead) Only one at a time, and upstairs as well as main floor. I’ve just taken them outside, but please let me know if I should […]