6867. These were found in my home last month. I find black eggs an whatever it is, bites, lays eggs everywhere esp. on me round flat.. white paper like eggs, an they get into all of my food source.. .. an turn into a worm species .. some are round hard shell black […]
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6866. I have never seen this type of bug/insect at our cottage before so am anxious/curious to know what it is and details. The photo was taken on May 27th, 2020 at Fire Route 214, Beaver Lake Road, Cathacoma, Ontario. Thank you. Toronto, ONTARIO. Canada Number 6866. This is a shed ‘skin’ […]
6865. Not used to seeing these in our area. Toronto, Ontario. Canada Number 6865. This appears to be a female eastern carpenter bee, Xylocopa virginica (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Click here for more detailed information.
6864. My mom saw this on her walk a few weeks ago. She also took a video because it was making a really weird sound. Looks like a naked rat but we can’t find anything online that matches. We are located in South Jersey. Number 6864. It could be a juvenile roof […]
6863. What is this bug? Thanks, Rose. Oreland, PA. United States Number 6863. This is a young nymph of a spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera/ Auchenorrhyncha : Fulgoridae). This is an introduced invasive species of concern to agriculture; Click here for detailed information.
6862. Was flying around the window behind the curtain, has a body like a hornet just slimmer with a brown lower section. Barrie, Ontario. Canada Number 6862. This appears to be an ichneumon wasp (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). These all are parasitic on other arthropods (mainly other insects and spiders) and are harmless to humans. […]
6861. May 29,2020. Found on foundation wall. I am an avid gardener and have never seen this beetle before. This is the third one seen this week. Weather has been 30c+ with high humidity. Miramichi, New Brunswick. Canada Number 6861. This is a leaf beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae); it appears to be a russet […]
6860. Found floating in our pool. Ottawa, Ontario. Canada Number 6860. This is a weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), it looks like a member of a group known collectively as billbugs. These can be serious pests of grasses/turf. Click here for an example.
6859. This photo was taken last June on a wild strawberry flower, however I have just found some more of the same insect on dandelions. I was wondering what kind of insect it is and whether or not I should be concerned or need to take any kind of action. Cantley, QC. Canada […]
6858. Its bite led to blisters and burning. Haryana, India. Number 6858. This is a rove beetle (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in the genus Paederus. It did not bite you, you are experiencing a reaction (paederus dermatitis) to its body fluids. Click here for a detailed explanation.
6857. I found this tiny spider in our verandah in Bosila, Mohammapur, Dhaka, Bangladesh in May,2020. Number 6857. It’s a cobweb/comb-footed spider (family Theridiidae). This is the family that the notorious widow spiders belong to, but ones like your specimen are harmless to humans. Click here for more detailed information
6856. Ottawa Ontario, end of May, evening, indoors old house top floor bedroom. Number 6856. This appears to be a click beetle (Coleoptera: Elateridae) that has been somewhat squished. A harmless accidental intruder. Click here for details.
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 […]
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.