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Old 01-30-2014, 11:07 PM   #1
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Anyone know what insect is in this picture?


Before winter hit i brought some of our outside plants inside. Since then a couple months later I started seeing tons of small bugs that look like gnats sitting in the bottom of the window seal. Then we seen bigger bugs also in the house. Anyone know what they are and how to get rid of them?





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Old 01-31-2014, 08:30 AM   #2
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Does the bottom one have wings? Appears to be some type of ant.

I never bring an outside plant into the house. If it dies, it dies, but I'm not risking an unnecessary invasion.

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Old 01-31-2014, 09:49 AM   #3
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Adding your location to your profile may help narrow it down. You could be any place on the planet.
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If you Google "insect identification" there's some sites that will ask a few questions to narrow it down.
First question they ask is location, how many body segments, antenna or not and if there straight or bent, wings, and color.
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Looks like some type of ant. Can you capture one and take a closer picture? Would help a lot.
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Old 02-28-2014, 07:38 PM   #5
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I will know soon what it is. I think it's some type of fly. At first I thought it was carpenter ant but it's not .
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A little tip on bringing plants inside--or curing an infestation outside---

Place the potted plant into a pail---fill with enough water to cover the soil--let it stay in the water for 5 or 6 hours----this will not hurt the plant and will drown most bugs --
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Thanks for the tip. I found out the bug was a type of beetle.
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Can you post which beetle that is? Stone beetle kind of looks like an ant, but I haven't seen any beetles that are that thin.
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All I know was it was a beetle based on what they told me.
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I'm not an entomologist, but I would say that is not a beetle. Maybe a blister beetle?

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Beetle family on what they told me.

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