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Old 07-22-2013, 01:08 PM   #1
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What type of bug is this?


And how do I kill them? Thanks!
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And how do I kill them? Thanks!
Maybe it's a Pinch Bug. To kill, just step on them.
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What type of bug is this?


Looks like a Stag Beetle.
http://www.insectidentification.org/...anus-Capreolus
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no reason to stomp on them, they are harmless
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Scoop them up with a dust pan and put them outside.
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no reason to stomp on them, they are harmless
I know you're right... but it sure looks like it means business.
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Why does it seem that most everyone here that finds an unknown insect has an insatiable desire to squash it?
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The problem is, they have a nest a foot from my kids swing set. I've seen at least 2 dozen of them hanging out near a 3/4" hole in the ground. I was asking how to kill them because they looked like they could seriously mess up someone if they bit them, but it turns out only the females can hurt you. So not sure what to do.
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How do you sex them?
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Only the females look like this
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that's definitely a nasty looking thing!
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that's definitely a nasty looking thing!
She looks pretty hot to me...oh, the Stag Beetle!

Yeah, they look mean, but apparently they are actually helpful. http://beneficialbugs.org/bugs/Groun...ag_beetles.htm
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Scoop them up, put them in a frying pan, toss with some salt and cook them until they get crispy. Nice and crunchy!
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Some kind of good insect killer sprays and powders are helpful in killing such kind of insects.

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