7167. These bugs keep showing up one by one in my bedroom. I want to know what type of bug they are and if they are need for concern. Thank you. Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 7167. This is a sowbug, a terrestrial crustacean in the order Isopoda; the vast majority of […]
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7166. This was found on my kitchen counter, I have only found one. It is approximately 4mm long and 2mm wide. I had it in a container for a day and when I went back to check on it there was a very small white crusty looking substance about 1mm wide and maybe […]
7165. Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 7165. This is a spider beetle (Coleoptera: Anobiidae; subfamily Ptininae). They will feed on a very wide variety of organic matter, and sometimes may be pantry pests. Spider Beetle detailed information
7164. This bug woke me up as i was sleeping in my bed. it was on the back of my shoulder. I squished it with the paper towel it now is on. Is it a stink bug or a kissing bug? Thanks. Surrey, British Columbia. Canada Number 7164. This is a stink […]
7163. Montreal, Quebec. Canada Number 7163. This is a nymph of 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’- Assassin Bug detailed information
Hello, I want to engage a pest control company to help treat my bug problems in the house. They plan to use Dragnet. Is this a safe product? Are there any risks to humans? I’ve been advised to stay out of the treated home for 5-6 hours after treatment. Is that sufficient? Thanks in advance. […]
7162. It is about 3/4″ long. Langley, BC. Canada Number 7162. This is a bumble bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae; Bombus sp.), likely an overwintering queen. Because of its condition, I hesitate to make a specific identification, but Bombus melanopygus is a possibility; for detailed information Click here
7161. First saw in late summer, now still in the house. Beamsville, Ontario. Canada Number 7161. This is a dirt-colored seed bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae); it looks like Raglius alboacuminatus, a European species that has become established in the Pacific Northwest and was first reported from Ontario in 2016 – Click here for […]
7160. Found inside of house on a window. Welland, Ontario. Canada Number 7160. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has become a pest, primarily in orchards, in many areas of North America. They will come indoors in search for shelter, but […]
7159. Hamilton, ON. Canada Number 7159. The image is too blurry for me to ne certain, but its shape is suspiciously like that of an engorged bed bug. Just in case, Click here for detailed information on these pests.
7158. These are numerous in this province, looking forward to know the ID of this organism. Kerala, India. Number 7158. This appears to be a nymph of Probergrothius sanguinolens (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pyrrhocoridae), known as the Indian red bug – Click here for an image. They feed on a range of seeds and are particularly […]
Hello! I just moved into a basement apartment and the place is crawling with silverfish and centipedes. Any tips on getting rid of them, or preventing them? Natural or with pesticides. Ill try anything. Burlington Basement with silverfish and ‘centipedes’ – I would like the client to provide images of the ‘centipedes,’ as I suspect […]
7157. Small bug found on clothing in closet. Very small, 4mm x 2mm size. Ajax, Ontario. Canada Number 7157. This looks like a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Attagenus (black carpet beetles and allies). Click here for an image and Click here for some control recommendations.
7156. I don’t know what this is… London, Ontario. Canada Number 7156. This appears to be an engorged bed bug nymph. Click here for detailed information on these pests.
I was sitting on my bed when i saw a little grey thing that looked like lint, then a few minutes went by and in the corner of my eye i saw it moving. a little clear worm with a black head was trying to get out of this grey cocoon. i’m pretty sure it […]
I want to ask is there p.f harris roach tablet is legal in canada or it is forbidden ? Can you please inform us on this matter? If its legal how can I find relevant documents . Thank you. Atlanta P.F Harris roach tablets: These tablets (active ingredient 40% boric acid) appear to be readily […]
Suspected bird mites. Hi. I’m looking for a company that can help me with a suspected bird mite infestation. I was hoping for a company that does fogging? I’ve used a pest control company that has sprayed twice and also done a detailed inspection. They have not managed to see any sample but I feel […]
7155. These little bad boys just showed up in the house, but I’ve also made a cat tee from driftwood. Caught maybe 6 in a couple weeks, but it is growing. I soaked the piece in my trucks bed lined with a tarp, filled with water borax and bleach for about 2 […]
7156. London, ON. Canada Number 7156. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has become a pest, primarily in orchards, in many areas of North America. They will come indoors in search for shelter, but do no harm there. Stink Bug detailed […]
7154. Found this insect crawling on my leg this morning. What is it? Ontario Thornhill. Canada Number 7154. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has become a pest, primarily in orchards, in many areas of North America. They will come indoors in […]
7153. Montreal, Quebec. Canada Number 7153. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has become a pest, primarily in orchards, in many areas of North America. They will come indoors in search for shelter, but do no harm there. Stink Bug detailed information
7152. Woke up today Jan. 7, in my second flr bedroom with this staring at me on stucco ceiling, only moved couple of steps and stayed in one spot. Appeared fairly large about size of June bug. Thornhill, Ontario. Canada Number 7152. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). […]
7151. Found in January on the ceiling, walls and bathroom of our home. I haven’t seen them fly, and they don’t seem overly quick. Wainwright, Alberta. Canada Number 7151. This is a broad-nosed/short-snouted weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae; subfamily Entiminae). These weevils often enter buildings in search of shelter, but do no harm there. Weevil […]
7150. It was found on the wall of a closet. It is covered in white dust because we vacuumed it up. The back part body had some brown and lighter brown variations (kind of spots). Oakville, Ontario. Canada Number 7150. This is a western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Coreidae). Although harmless, […]
7149. Found these very small, tiny bugs around our sliding door to the front balcony. Some seem to be on webs as they are suspended, others are around the base of the door. Mississauga, Ontario. Canada Number 7149. This appears to be a newly hatched caterpillar of a moth of some kind. When […]
7148. You can see comparaison on size with the drywall screws. It’s winter here, photo taken 26 December 2020. They seems to like darkness since they move and try to hide when I put the light on. This is in my basement. It’s a brand new house and about 45% humidity. Thanks for your […]
7147. Appeared early May. Because of the super wasp scare, became interested. Have never seen another similar. North Vancouver, BC. Canada Number 7147. This is not a wasp, but a harmless stonefly (order Plecoptera). From its size, it likely is in the family Pteronarcyidae (giant stoneflies). Their larvae are aquatic, and form an important […]
7146. Hi, my daughter lives in Nanaimo BC, and found a few of these in her townhouse – they look a little bit fuzzy and they crawl around. They’re around 3 – 5 mm long. What are they? Port Alberni, BC. Canada Number 7146. This is a larva of a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: […]
7145. Pink grasshopper (?) on spinach in my greenhouse. Stillwater, PA. United States Number 7145. This is a nymph of a grasshopper in the family Acrididae, its pink color is the result of a genetic mutation called erythrism; Click here for details.
7144. About 3/4″ long, never has seen insect like this before, can climb glass surface – never have seen an insect do this before, slow moving; catch and release or drown? Ontario Canada Number 7144. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has […]
7143. Have seen about a dozen to two dozen of these guys in the past few weeks crawling up walls. They are very small, easy to kill. Wellington, Quebec. Canada Number 7143. This is a grain beetle (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) in the genus Oryzaephilus (saw-toothed and merchant grain beetles). These can infest a wide […]
7142. Have found these recently (2 month) appear in the house looks like they fly often find on the ceiling. London, Ontario. Canada Number 7142. This is a brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). This is an introduced species that has become a pest, primarily in orchards, in many areas of North […]
7141. They are small, maybe 1-2mm, there were about a dozen dead ones in a ceiling light fixture in an old triplex. MONTREAL, QC. Canada Number 7141. These are spider beetles (Coleoptera: Anobiidae; subfamily Ptininae); they will feed on an extremely wide variety of organic materials, and sometimes may be pantry pests. You should […]