How can I identify these tiny bugs that are almost invisible, although they are black? We have almost white carpeting in most of the rooms and you have to look very closely to see them. When you are just ready to pick them up, they begin to move. I now use the method of getting them on paper and then placing them in an tight used medicine bottle. Some live for weeks some so tiny the look like this: ( . ) others looks like tiny beetles. You don't notice they have wings until they are turned upside down. I cannot see legs, nor antenna, just this ( . ).
They have been found mostly by our PC tower, others in the master bedroom. I am going zonkers trying to find out if I need an exterminator and are they dangerous to our health. Anyone, someone, please help or refer me to an authority on bugs. The exterminators will not come out unless you identify them, dud, I can't. Thank you and please help.
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Sounds like you have either a flea infestation (Note fleas are very small but do not fly they jump) or the start of a termite infestation. Best thing to do either way is bomb fog your whole house. Good luck.
They are not fleas...Its heen quite cool then bam heat hot and these annoying black bugs with hard schells..and tiny little ones size of . they dont jump..came out of no where...i think they are some sort of beetle..I have hardwood floors..through out and l see them all over my house..they dont jump..or bite..of fly..just annoying.
I think your problem is even simpler than you think. First if you have an extension agent for your area he will usually come out or you can take him a sample of the bugs and if he doesn't know he will send them to the state university, free, and they will identify them.
But, I think you have a mold problem and these bugs only eat mold, hard to see but with a bright light you probably can see the tiny things on the wall and when the light gets near them they will move. I had to use bleach just a little in a spray bottle will do and they are gone, if you do have mold then you have moisture and that is your big problem. You will have booklice or mold bugs as long as moisture creates mold. I thought I was crazy when I found them on my brand new house with white walls, almost like black spots but they moved if you stared long enough. Smile, this did go away with a little staying with the spray. And a dehumidifier on the ac because our house was too airtight.
When we had fleas, I got our spray from a vet clinic, best $30 ever spent killed em right away. It was called "Knockout". I'm sure even 2 cans would be cheaper than an exterminator.
they are springtail fleas and they bite!! they hide in window sills and crawl on beds even couches!
NO THEY ARE NOT! SPINGTAILS DONT BITE!,PLEASE REFRAIN FROM SPOUTING OFF ABOUT SOME THING UNLESS YOU FULLY KNOW WHAT YOU ARE TALKING ABOUT! THESE MITES OR BUGS ARE VERY AGGRESSIVE AND THEY DO BITE! THEY DONT ALWAYS LEAVE A MARK, BUT YOU KNOW THEY ARE OR WERE THERE! THEIR BITE FILLS LIKE SOME ONE QUICKLY POKING YOU WITH THE VERY VERY TIP OF A NEEDLE, BUT NOT TO THE POINT OF DRAWING BLOOD.
Please I hope u can help me! They are EVERY WHERE!OH My car, clothes, bed, bathroom floor, kitchen floor, and the worst is my body and hair. Had these bugs about 6 months . I lost almost all my hair because of these bugs. My hair was almost to my utt and not right about my ears. Thes bugs had ruined my life and looks. Ive tried boming 6x,s , lice stuff 10x,s..and bed bud spay and raid. Well threw my research i think they are mites... Please call me 804_255-4824.. Tara.. Thank u
OMG, you certainly know what your talking about. I have been fighting these for 4 years, and every time I would go to the emergency room because I couldn't take it any more, I was COMMITTED to the funny farm! Five times I was committed! Once I was disrobed, put on a sterile white gurney with nothing but a sterile white pillow and a white sheet. All my clothes and everything I had were removed from this room (I was nuts, remember?), and there wasn't a table, chair or anything. After about a half an hour, I called in two of the guys that watch us through the glass in our rooms, and two of the nurses, and I asked them what they thought these were and where they thought they came from? I moved the sheet off of me and there were about 50 of those little tiny black specks! THEY FREAKED OUT AND LEFT THE ROOM, PUT ON LONG COATS AND GLOVES AND MASKS AND RAN ME DOWN TO A BIG SHOWER STALL AND GAVE ME TWO LICE BATHS!
I have the very same bugs except now I have to call them SPOTS because no one believes what I know, they are bugs, they move somehow just cant prove it cant someone figure out how to get rid of them
I can truthfully say I know what your going through. I moved into an apartment 3 yrs ago and have been fighting this ever since. I have read so many articles and looked at so many pictures that the only thing Ive seemed to accomplish is more confusing and totally become overwhelmed. So if you dont mind I thought I would ask a couple of questions to see if I have the same thing. First of all,
1. Do you also notice wormy larvae white or yellow in color?
2. Do they seem to be black or brown, different shapes and sizes and some very hard?
3. They get in my clothes and are tiny dots and weave into the fabric? They stick into me and drive me crazy.
4. I dont see legs and have yet to see them move. On ocassion I do see a very tiny fly like bug flying around
5. Do you find them hard to vacuum out of your carpet?
6. Ive have some places where they seem to be coming thru the plaster on my walls and outside balcony ceiling.
7. Ive noticed before they hatch Ive notice some are enclosed in a white cotton cocoon appearing in worm shape.
I could go on and on but the above is the main descriptions. These things are every where and on everything. Ive had exterminators here, the manager of my apt complex etc and all I get is I dont see anything all the way thru thats dirt includingif it dont have legs and you dont see it move, its not a bug
Am I going insane? YES!
Anyway any information will be highly appreciated.
Did you get a solution to this? I have the IDENTICAL problem!
Did you get any answers about this problem?
Our house is full of them. The larger ones have a hard shell. The exterminator came and said they are mites and said they came into our house in our groceries. I then remembered returning a bag of rice with those black bugs in them. He said he couldn't help us, he was very sorry. Now what? I'm having nightmares, they are mostly in my pantry, but also in every room.He told me to throw out almost all my food. Even if the box is sealed they can get in.really do I need to sell my house. He had us put all infected food into a garbage bag and get it out of our house. I want something that will eliminate them. Am I going to bring more home next time I go shopping? How many have I eaten?
Sounds like thrips, although they usually are only on plants or in green houses, they can get into the home. If this is what it is, have outside sprayed for thrips and you will have to just clean clean the inside.
I have the same problem and yes very small professional people have come in made jokes think im crazy 6 months no help ive sprayed with 90 percent alchol also not together but vinegar slows them doesnt kill no bites i have no clue
I was doing my homework on my carpeted floor, and then a tiny black bug crawled onto my book, so I flicked it off. Then about a minute later it came back on so I flicked it back off my book and this happened about four times, so I moved to a new spot in my room, and then they kept on coming on my paper. I don't want to leave my room now because I don't want to spread it! What should I do?
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