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
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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.
6353 I think the images I sent yesterday were lost. This insect was inside my home in April. I put it in alcohol to kill, dry and photograph. Is it possibly a blood-sucking conenose? From: Toronto, Ontario M4B1P4. Canada Number 6353 This is a western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Coreidae), a common and widespread […]
6352 From: Vancouvee, Vancouver BC. Canada Number 6352 This is a moth fly (Diptera: Psychodidae). Also known as drain flies or sewer flies, they are harmless but can be nuisance pests. click here for more detailed information
6351 I guess the typical question you get is: What is this insect called? And in perfect tempo with this normative progression, I’ll try a polite variation: I would love very much, as will and resources provide/allow, if you could help me to identify this insect – or otherwise alien creature. Thank you for the good […]
6350 Taken April 24 2019. In Revelstoke BC. On a painted wall in kitchen. Approx 3 to 4mm wide. Has 8 legs but is not a spider. Claw like pinchers on the front antenna i assume. I thought it was some kind of tic. Flat body as well similar to a tic. But the front antenna […]
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6349 Toronto in the spring, in my bathroom. Approx. as long as a toonie. Even if it’s not deadly, it nearly killed me; it practically gave me a heart attack. From Toronto, ON Number 6349 This is an oriental cockroach, Blatta orientalis (Blattodea: Blattidae), a cosmopolitan pest species. Click here for more detailed information and Click […]
6348 Is this a mosquito. Best way to treating. We have had a lot of rain. Temperatures are 50-70 degrees Fahrenheit. From Evansville, USA Number 6348 This insect needs no treatment/control as it is an ichneumon wasp (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). These wasps all are parasitic on other arthropods, mainly other insects.
6347 Not sure if the photos are good enough, but hoping you can identify this….bee? Best I can come up with is a Carpenter Bee? It’s head was fuzzy though, so that is what throws me off. Thanks in advance! From Victoria, British Columbia Number 6347 It’s a bumble bee, not a carpenter bee. It looks […]
6346 I found this small copper colored worm on my daughter’s clothing. What is it and what do I do to get rid of it, assuming there are more? From Niverville, MB Number 6346 This is a larva of a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae); it appears to be in the genus Attagenus (black carpet beetles and […]
6345 I keep finding these all over my patio rug. Can’t seem to figure out what they are or how they keep turning up since I have a screened in patio. There are hundreds of them. Most seem to be dead but there are some that seem to jump around. They just stared to turn up […]
6344 We are finding these all around our house – doesnt seem like they fly… please help! …doesnt look like a seed bug or kissing bug! From Lindell beach, BC Number 6344 This is a tuxedo bug, Raglius alboacuminatus (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae); a Eurasian species that appears to have been introduced into North America about 20 […]
6343 Found in interior window frame March 31, Mississauga, ON. Some live, some dead. From Mississauga, ON Number 6343 These are sowbugs, terrestrial crustaceans in the order Isopoda. These basically are harmless scavengers on decomposing organic matter, but they sometimes become nuisance pests when large numbers occur indoors. They breathe through gills that must be kept […]
6342 They are all over my house, and are getting inside my house! What are they? From Fawcett Hill, NB Number 6342 These are small winter stoneflies (Plecoptera: Capniidae); they are harmless and there is no need for control. Their nymphs are found beneath rocks and gravel on the bottom of streams and rivers where […]
6341 Found this in my bed! From Ajax, ON Number 6341 This is a larder beetle, Dermestes lardarius (Coleoptera: Dermestidae), a cosmopolitan pest species. Click here for more detailed information.