6384 Not sure what this bug is! Can you help me. 4045 Robinson St, Suite No. 27, Regina, Saskatchewan S4S3E1 Canada Number 6384. This is a nymph of a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Blattellidae), a very common peridomestic pest species. Click here for more detailed information.
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6383 This fly is inside my house in large numbers. They are very small (same size as a fruit fly), and have been present for months. The enlarged photograph is with a 40X total magnification. Please help me identify them so I know how to get rid of them. 42 Prince Charles Dr, Georgetown, ON L7G […]
6382 I’ve included the top and underside of the bug. Please help me, Mimi. 40 nepean street, ottawa, ontario K2P0X4 Canada Number 6382. This beetle is in the family Dermestidae (skin/hide/larder/carpet beetles and allies); it resembles Anthrenus fuscus. Click here for some control suggestions
6381 Beginning last august, these bugs have started appearing all over my house, I even found a clustered of them in my mattress. They are about half a mm big, smaller than a sesame, deep brownish red and have a two segmented body. They disappeared during the winter, but now have began to appear again. I […]
6380 This is a flying beetle that has been swarming in large groups. They have been landing on our houses and vehicles. They are on everything and are everywhere these last six days.( May 31 – June 05) When I go to flick one away it will cling to my finger. They walk fast all the […]
Hi!! I live in a downstairs condo. My backyard has a small wood deck with a small gap between it and the ground. I believe there’s a family of rats/mice living under there. I see them going in and out getting leaves and twigs… I suppose they are making a nest. How should I get […]
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6379 I live in Markham Ontario Canada I found this crawling in my apartment what is it it was on my bed. 100 main street n, Markham, Ontario Canada Number 6379. This is an American dog tick (aka wood tick; Dermacentor variabilis), a hard tick in the family Ixodidae. Click here for more detailed information
6378 523 Cedarille SW, Calgary, Alberta T2W 2H6 Canada Number 6378. This is a sowbug, a terrestrial crustacean in the order Isopoda. The vast majority of these are harmless scavengers on decomposing organic matter.
6377 I found this bug flying along the inside of my kitchen window yesterday (June 1st 2019). I thought it might be a wasp but it wasn’t moving very fast unlike most wasps around this area. The weather here has been dry and about 20 deg daytime highs for the past week. Any idea what it […]
6376 Asphalt, Kincardine, Ontario N2Z 1G1 Canada Number 6376. This is a wolf spider (family Lycosidae). These are active hunters that do not spin a capture web; they have excellent (for spiders) eyesight. Large specimens can deliver a painful (but not dangerous) bite if mishandled, but they are not aggressive towards humans
6375 Will try to find another for a better picture if you want. RR2 Box49 Site 4, Barrhead, AB, AB T7N 1N3 Canada Number 6375. This is a pseudoscorpion, a tiny non-venomous relative of true scorpions and spiders. These are general predators on other small arthropods (such as book lice) and thus usually considered beneficial. Click […]
6374 2Ramer, Al 36069 United States Number 6374. This is a female oak timberworm weevil, Arrhenodes minutus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Click here for more detailed information. I often find these in firewood here.
6373 Found a pic of a bug that looks like the one on my wall but it doesn’t say what it is and I can’t send you my pic. How can you help? From: Glen Burnie, MD 21060 United States Number 6373. The insect in your image appears to be an oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis […]
6372 What is this? Its in my bedroom and washroom. From: Oshawa, On L1l0b1 Canada Number 6372. This is a larva of a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Anthrenus (varied carpet beetle and allies). Click here elsewhere on this site for some control suggestions
6371 I saw this in the washroom in my motel, I’m just wondering what kind of bug this is. It was almost the size of a coin(nickel). From: Ridge rd 16, Thunder Bay Ontario Canada Number 6371. This is a silverfish, Lepisma saccharina (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae), a cosmopolitan nuisance pest. Click here for more detailed information
6370 Description: THIS PHOTO IS OF THE INSECT AFTER IT WAS PRESSED BETWEEN MY FINGERS, AND DEAD. Size is less than 1/4 of my pinky nailbed. Colour is transparent with black on the INTERIOR. No wings. Maybe 4-8 legs. Found crawling along blanket on couch while I lay there on main floor of house. Saw from […]
6369 Found in Canada, inside the bathroom in May. No others visible. From: Edmonton, AB T5Y2L3 Canada Number 6369. It’s a larva of a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Attagenus (black carpet beetle and allies). Click here elsewhere on this site for some control suggestions
6368 Calm/chilly weather, 5C. Mid-May, Spring 2019. Found indoors, and relocated outdoors. Appears to be 1/2 inch width when legs in, and 3/4″ – 1″ when spread apart. From: Didsbury, Alberta T0M 0W0 Canada Number 6368 . It’s a crab spider (family Thomisidae), might be a Bassaniana sp.; harmless to humans.
6367 Hi can you please identify this bug for me? Im renting 2 story townhouse condo ( basment and main floor). I saw multiple of these bugs both upstairs amd downstairs. Initially i thought they were lice but they didnt go away. What is it and How do i get rid of it? Thank you. From: […]
6366 May 15 2019. It’s been rainy and the ground is moist. I have an outdoor pen for my indoor cats so that they can be protected while outside. I found about 12 of these very small insects on my cat who came in from the garden behind our house. They are very small about a […]
6365 Found inside our white curtains inside the home in both our living room and our bedroom- vacuumed and washed curtains but still finding more of these bugs- they can fly but are slow moving otherwise. we have cats. What can we do? What are they? We have never seen them before. From: Vancouver, British Columbia […]
6364 I’ve found 2 of these in my bathroom this week, not sure what they are. They seem very slow moving and only look a few mm long. From: Ontario, Pefferlaw, Pefferlaw L0e1n0 Canada Number 6364 This is a larva of a beetle in the family Dermestidae (carpet/hide/skin/larder beetles, etc.). They will feed on an extremely […]
6363 From: Kelowna North, BC V1V 2N5 Canada Number 6363 This is a mygalomorph spider, likely a folding-door trapdoor spider in the genus Antrodiaetus Click here for more detailed information
6362 Found it alive on the towel in the bathroom. Can you tell me what is it? Is it a bed bug? Thank you! From: Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X3 Canada Number 6362 This is a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), possibly a varied carpet beetle, Anthrenus verbasci. Click here for detailed information and Click here elsewhere on […]
6361 From: Oakville, Ontario L6H 0J1 Canada Number 6361 This is a female hard tick (family Ixodidae) in the genus Dermacentor, likely Dermacentor variabilis, known as the American dog tick or wood tick. Click here for more detailed information.
6360 This bug was on a toilet paper that was on the table in the bedroom, found it in the morning. From: Phoenix, Arizona 85008 United States Number 6360 This is a pseudoscorpion, a non-venomous arachnid related to scorpions and spiders. These are general predators on other small arthropods, Click here for more detailed information.
6359 I was either stung or bitten by this insect. Currently is red rash about the size of a toonie all around, no bullseye. Would like to know what it is. Any reason for concern? Thank you. From: Simcoe, Ontario N3y4p7. Canada Number 6359 This is a nymph of an assassin bug (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae) known as […]
6358 From: Hamilton, Ontario L8k2k6. Canada Number 6358 This appears to be a common eastern bumble bee, Bombus impatiens (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Click here for more detailed information.
6357 Found on back in bed. What is it? From: Smithville, Ontario L0R 2A0. Canada Number 6357 This appears to be a dead house centipede (Scutigera coleoptrata) that has lost most of its legs. Click here for more detailed information.
6356 1/8” specimen guessing odorous house ant. Just looking for confirmation. Thanks. From: Pittsburgh, PA 15237 United States Number 6356 It certainly looks like an odorous house ant – Click here
6355 From: St. Adolphe Manitoba R5A 1A1. Canada Number 6355 This is a larder beetle, Dermestes lardarius (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), a cosmopolitan pest species. Click here for more detailed information.
6354 From: Carleton Place, ON K7C 4R7. Canada Number 6354 This looks like a varied carpet beetle, Anthrenus verbasci (Coleoptera: Dermestidae). See Click here or more detailed information and Click here elsewhere on this site for some control recommendations.