7340. Although aware of a species of slug called “banana” slug, I’m tempted to call this creature a “rotten banana” slug. I’m in central Alabama on 4/16/2022. Mild temperatures and recent rains. Pelham, Alabama. United States Number 7340. Possibly a Carolina mantleslug, Philomycus carolinianus, see Carolina Mantleslug Images .
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7339. Toronto, ON. Canada Number 7339. This looks like a cigarette beetle, Lasioderma serricorne (Coleoptera: Anobiidae). It and its close cousin, the drugstore beetle, Stegobium paniceum, are cosmopolitan pests that feed on all kinds of plant material including tobacco, seeds, grain, nuts, beans, spices, cottonseed meal, dried fruits and […]
7338. This bug looks like a very tiny hummingbird but has 6 legs. its wingspan is about an inch and is just over 1/2 inch in body with a stinger or beak 1/8”. Burnaby, B.C. Canada Number 7338. This is a bee fly (Diptera: Bombyliidae); it looks like Bombylius anthophilus. […]
7337. Found this while rolling cigarettes on my wood table in the kitchen. I just moved here and I’ve never seen anything like it. It wiggles back and forth. I didn’t kill it but I do have it stuck to a link roller. The material seen surrounding it is tobacco. It’s about […]
7336. Infestation outside trees, all plants are covered. They are tiny 1/3 the size of a fly. Cottonwood, United States Number 7336. This is a plant bug, (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Miridae). As the name implies, most of these are plant feeders and a few species can be serious pests. However, some also […]
7335. I found this spider hanging from my friends ceiling! It’s actually black in colour! St. Johns, Nfld. Canada Number 7335. This is a cobweb/comb-footed spider (family Theridiidae) in the genus Steatoda. They are not aggressive, but some species can deliver a very painful (but not dangerous) bite if handled […]
7334. Found in bedroom. London, Ontario. Canada Number 7334. This looks like a carpet beetle (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) in the genus Attagenus (black carpet beetle and allies). See Carpet Beetle Control Information .
7333. What is this? I just moved into this place a month ago and keep killing these walking on carpet and on the linoleum, an had enough!! North Battleford, Sk. Canada Number 7333. This is a sowbug, a terrestrial crustacean in the order Isopoda; the vast majority of these […]
I have a major infestation in 2 locations under my walkway and front steps in the form of pavement ants, how do I go about ridding myself of this issue. I do not have any pic at this time but I do know that 100% what they are. Please if u can any advice would […]
My elderly friend has a cockroaches problem. Does lemon oil in water attract the roaches and kills them. I told her to dice an onion and sprinkle with soda to see if it kills roaches. Fredericton I have seen no proven evidence that any essential oils (including lemon) are effective as cockroach control. Neither are […]
7332. I have been seeing 2 or three of these tiny black bugs everyday in my basement bedroom for years now. I only seem to find them in one specific corner of the room and they stay on the floor or crawl onto my baseboard heater for the most part. They are […]
I live in a stack rock foundation home that is quite rural, with a dirt and bedrock crawl space. There is an open area beside the water heater with small openings to the crawl space below for pipes and wires. I saw a small grey ball of fur dash from there into the bathroom, I […]
7331. Hello! We recently renovated my old house completely. Tore down everything to the brick – new installations, new walls, new floors, windows, doors, everything. We barely have any furniture and most rooms are empty. Since we moved in a month and a half ago, I’ve been seeing this larva around […]
7330. Lancaster NY, Wednesday, February 2, 2022, overcast day, downright balmy-25°F. These are just sitting on a snow bank. What are they? They resemble a skinny stink bug. OP, NY. United States Number 7330. This is a western conifer seed bug, Leptoglossus occidentalis (Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Coreidae). Although harmless, these can […]
7329. These have been showing up in my basement this winter, at least 20 so far. Benoit’s Cove, NL. Canada Number 7329. This is a giant ichneumon wasp (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in the genus Megarhyssa. They are parasitic on the larvae of wood wasps (Hymenoptera: Siricidae), using their long ovipositor […]
7328. These have been in my apartment and also black specs in the kitchen cupboards which are cleaned regularly. Saskatoon, SK. Canada Number 7328. This is a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control. See German Cockroach Control Recommendations .
7327. I find a couple of these every day in my home. They are easy to catch the hardly move when you come up to them. Often on lamp shades, or window blinds. I keep a very clean house it is also open concept, living room dining room and kitchen are one large area. […]
7326. Murray River, Murray River PEI. Canada Number 7326. 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 […]
7325. These “beetles” fly and are approx 3-4mm in length. They are coming in through our very tightly sealed windows!!! It’s been -40C here recently. We have never had bugs in our house before and find this quite alarming! We are not finding them in food but mostly they stay close to the […]
7323. I have a picture of a bug and I want to see if it is a cockroach or not! I can’t tell because of the way the oven looks but it looks like it has 8 legs. It was a really light brown and it stayed there when I turned the light on, […]
7323. He flies and I keep seeing new ones around the house. Not sure if him and his friends are eating the wood in the house or are just looking for someplace warm for the winter. Who’s this neat bug guy. Fredericton, NB. Canada Number 7323. This is a western conifer seed […]
7322. I have just had some renos done and have noticed these popping up. London, Ontario. Canada Number 7322. This is a German cockroach, Blattella germanica (Blattodea: Ectobiidae), a peridomestic species difficult to bring under complete control. See German Cockroach Control Recommendations .
7321. Found in washer dec 2021. Mount uniack, Nova Scotia. Canada Number 7321. This is a fishing spider (family Pisauridae) in the genus Dolomedes; likely D. tenebrosus. Sometimes also called dock spiders, they are the largest spiders native to Canada; they are not dangerous to humans. Also, in spite of […]
7320. This is a large flow moving fly of sorts that has infested my home. I’ve tried the various ways thinking it may be some fruit fly but it is not attracted to anything. Seems this fly only heads my way when i’m eating or drinking something…almost like it likes my breath. They are […]
7319. Can you identify what these bugs are and let me know about them? Aurora, ON. Canada Number 7319. These appears to be firebrats, Thermobia domestica (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae); cosmopolitan nuisance pests. Firebrats detailed information & control suggestions
7318. This photo was taken in October around 8pm after dark. The unknown insect appeared to be eating a spider. St Catharines, Ontario. Canada Number 7318. This is an assassin bug, Hemiptera/Heteroptera: Reduviidae in the subfamily Emesinae (thread-legged bugs). Some of these specialize in feeding on spiders, Assassin Bug Detailed […]
7317. It’s rare insect for me can know it’s name and what is this?? MON, NAGALAND. India Number 7317. This is a tortoise beetle, Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, subfamily Cassidinae; possibly in the genus Aspidimorpha – Tortoise beetle example . They feed primarily on plants in the morning glory family.
7316. Insect found on the bathroom floor on Nov 1st, 2021. We did kill the insect and noticed it also had 2 wings lying flat on top of body. Wondering if it is a pest, or how could have gotten inside on 2nd floor of the house. Also would like to know what […]
7315. Please zoom and assist me with the bug identity please and thank you. Mississauga ON. Canada Number 7315. This appears to be a silverfish, Lepisma saccharinum (Zygentoma: Lepismatidae), a cosmopolitan nuisance pest. Silverfish information and control recommendations
7314. Found insect outside the building, just want to get the picture out maybe it might be of interest to some research. I would like to know the name too. thanks. Asian city, Doha, Industrial area, Qatar Number 7314. This is a scarab beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae); it cannot be […]
7313. Laval, QC. Canada Number 7313. This is a female orb weaving spider (family Araneidae); namely Araneus diadematus, one known as the cross orb weaver or the European garden spider (it occurs on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean). All orb weavers are harmless to humans. […]
7312. Central Alabama, mid-day on Oct 24. Approx. 1/2 inch in length. Pelham, Alabama. United States Number 7312. This appears to be a carpenter ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae; Camponotus sp.); Carpenter ant information & control recommendations
7311. In the second floor of our house in Kitchener, ON. Started to see a few in tub and shower each morning, but several more in our bedrooms along baseboard. They are approx 5mm, and do jump (no wings). October 2021, residential area, no farms, forest or construction nearby. Kitchener, Ontario. Canada […]